Publications on Employment Security

  1. Publication

    Is globalisation stealing EU jobs?

    14 December 2006

    The flooding onto the EU market of cheap shoes and textiles from China in recent months has brought home to Europeans that their traditional industries may be under threat in a globalised world. EU initiatives are needed to provide adequate resources for retraining and income support for workers affected by global production shifts.

  2. Publication

    Flexibility and security in the labour market. Bulgaria’s experience

    28 October 2005

    Gives an overview of labour market developments in the period 1990-2003, with particular reference to "flexicurity" measures providing a balance between flexibility and security in employment

  3. Publication

    Flexibility and security in the labour market. Poland’s experience

    28 October 2005

    Gives an overview of labour market developments in the period 1991-2003, with particular reference to "flexicurity" measures providing a balance between flexibility and security in employment.

  4. Publication

    Job Anxiety Is Real - and It's Global

    01 May 2004

    The past decade have produced a huge global oversupply of labor and intense competition for an expanding array of jobs. More international cooperation are needed on competition policy and in targeting full employment at a global level.

  5. Publication

    Economic Security for a Better World

    01 January 2004

    This volume provides a vivid picture of the emerging trends and patterns of economic security across the world. Drawing on a global database of national statistical indicators on social and labour policies as well as information from surveys of households and enterprises, this book examines the extent of economic and social insecurity people face today.

  6. Publication

    Social Finance Working Paper #28: Equipment finance for small contractors in public work programmes

    01 June 2002

  7. Publication

    International bid preparation (ICM 4)

    08 March 1995

    Explains the process of bidding for international construction projects and provides a guide to planning, procurement, estimating costs and preparing the final BID.

  8. Publication

    International bidding case study (ICM 2)

    08 March 1995

    Through the use of a model harbour project, provides a guide to the various stages of bidding for a major international construction project. Based on practice in the United Kingdom which is used as a frame of reference. Encourages the reader to compare alternative approaches and adapt the application of techniques to suit local regulatory, contractual and tax regimes.