Books and reports

October 2019

  1. Studies on Growth with Equity

    What Works: Promoting Pathways to Decent Work

    16 October 2019

    This report analyses how income support and ALMPs can come together to tackle a significant set of barriers limiting access to decent work in emerging and developing countries.

  2. Report

    Small Matters: Global evidence on the contribution to employment by the self-employed, micro-enterprises and SMEs

    10 October 2019

    Drawing on a new ILO database, this report provides an up-to-date and realistic assessment of the global contribution of self-employment and micro- and small enterprises to employment – both in the formal and the informal economy.

September 2019

  1. Report

    Labour Provisions in G7 trade agreements: A comparative perspective

    17 September 2019

    This report provides an analysis of labour provisions in G7 trade arrangements, focusing on current trends and developments. It was prepared as a contribution to the G7 Social Employment Task Force on “Reshaping multilateral action to strengthen social justice.

  2. Publication

    Reports of the Ethics Officer - 1 January - 31 December 2018

    04 September 2019

July 2019

  1. Report

    Time to Act for SDG 8: Integrating Decent Work, Sustained Growth and Environmental Integrity

    10 July 2019

    This report presents progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 8, analyses interlinkages with other SDGs and provides policy recommendations.

  2. Executive Summary

    Working on a warmer planet: The effect of heat stress on productivity and decent work

    01 July 2019

  3. Report

    Working on a warmer planet: The effect of heat stress on productivity and decent work

    01 July 2019

June 2019

  1. Book

    If you want peace, cultivate justice: A photographic history of the ILO, 1919–2019

    10 June 2019

May 2019

  1. Publication

    Guide to developing balanced working time arrangements

    28 May 2019

    A practical guide or “how to” manual on working time arrangements - also known as “work schedules”.

  2. Report

    Towards convergence in Europe: Institutions, labour and industrial relations

    28 May 2019

    This book provides a unique and timely analysis of the socio-economic indicators influencing convergence trends in the EU.