Publications

2016

  1. © ILO 2016

    Organizing of young informal workers: Does it pay off?

    18 April 2016

    There are several questions to be answered, as far as the nature, dynamics and ramifications of organized action among young informal workers. This paper attempts to answer these questions from a comparative perspective of Uganda and Nepal. Based on the analysis of the School-to-work transition surveys (SWTS), this paper identifies several underlying determinants of the likelihood of a young informal worker’s participation in associational activities.

  2. Labour market transitions of young women and men in Malawi - Results of the 2014 school-to-work transition survey

    15 April 2016

    This report presents the highlights of a second round of the School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) implemented by the National Statistics Office in 2014. Results are compared to those of the first round (2012) and the analysis is updated and expanded to supplement the portrait of the youth labour market situation in Malawi presented in the first survey report. The report also outlines the institutional framework and relevant employment policies in the country.

  3. Fiscal policy and the youth labour market

    04 April 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 200

  4. What works in wage subsidies for young people: A review of issues, theory, policies and evidence

    04 April 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 199

  5. Self-employment programmes for young people: A review of the context, policies and evidence

    04 April 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 198

  6. The IMF and the social dimensions of growth : a content analysis of recent Article IV surveillance reports 2014-2015

    24 March 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 202

  7. Illustrated guidelines for gender-responsive employment intensive investment programmes

    15 March 2016

    This guide is the outcome of a study carried out on gender and public works, and has been developed using evidence from 43 EIIPs implemented in 27 countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America between 1995 and 2013.

  8. The Public Employment Service in the Republic of Korea

    22 February 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 192

  9. Export-led development, employment and gender in the era of globalization

    16 February 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 197

  10. Strengthening Capacity of Panchayati Raj Institutions Managing Maintenance of Rural Roads

    06 February 2016

    The document broadly covers the current interventions of the Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) in the rural roads sector and strategies proposed for capacity building of PRIs in managing maintenance of rural roads as a gradual approach with technical support of rural road agencies in the states.

  11. The Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth - Brochure

    01 February 2016

  12. Youth Employment Inventory (YEI): China

    29 January 2016

    The Youth Employment Inventory provides comparative information about the design, characteristics and achievements of 70 youth employment interventions that aim to improve the labour market outcomes of young people in China. The interventions include skills training, entrepreneurship promotion, employment services and subsidized employment – either as a stand-alone or combined intervention. Information about the geographic coverage, scale and targeting characteristics of each intervention is complemented by information about their design, costs, implementation and financing mechanisms.

2015

  1. The role of construction as an employment provider: A world-wide input-output analysis

    21 December 2015

    Employment Working Paper No. 186

  2. Employment and Decent Work in Fragile Settings: A Compass to Orient the World of Work

    18 December 2015

    The report, which constitutes the final deliverable of a collaborative research project between the ILO and the Graduate Institute's Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding (CCDP), offers analytical orientation to make sense of fragility from the perspective of employment and decent work activities.

  3. Fragile states in Africa

    18 December 2015

  4. Youth Employment Inventory (YEI): Kenya

    15 December 2015

    The Youth Employment Inventory provides comparative information about the design, characteristics and achievements of 115 youth employment interventions that aim to improve the labour market outcomes of young people in Kenya. The interventions include skills training, entrepreneurship promotion, employment services and subsidized employment – either as a stand-alone or combined intervention. Information about the geographic coverage, scale and targeting characteristics of each intervention is complemented by information about their design, costs, implementation and financing mechanisms.

  5. Youth Employment Inventory (YEI): Tunisia

    15 December 2015

    The Youth Employment Inventory provides comparative information about the design, characteristics and achievements of 83 youth employment interventions that aim to improve the labour market outcomes of young people in Tunisia. The interventions include skills training, entrepreneurship promotion, employment services and subsidized employment – either as a stand-alone or combined intervention. Information about the geographic coverage, scale and targeting characteristics of each intervention is complemented by information about their design, costs, implementation and financing mechanisms.

  6. Youth Employment Inventory (YEI): Egypt

    15 December 2015

    The Youth Employment Inventory provides comparative information about the design, characteristics and achievements of 182 youth employment interventions that aim to improve the labour market outcomes of young people in Egypt. The interventions include skills training, entrepreneurship promotion, employment services and subsidized employment – either as a stand-alone or combined intervention. Information about the geographic coverage, scale and targeting characteristics of each intervention is complemented by information about their design, costs, implementation and financing mechanisms.

  7. Evaluating the Effects of Entrepreneurship Edutainment in Egypt: Randomized Controlled Trial Baseline Report, September 2015

    07 December 2015

    This Taqeem Impact Report presents the baseline analysis of the impact evaluation of a youth entrepreneurship reality TV show called El Mashrou3 in Egypt. The research aims to provide insights into the effects of so called “edutainment” interventions on enterprise development outcomes for youth. This baseline report provides descriptive statistics on the study sample and balance tests between the treatment and control group.

  8. Boosting Youth Employability in Morocco - II: Randomized Controlled Trial Baseline Report, December 2014

    07 December 2015

    This Taqeem Impact Report presents the baseline analysis of the impact evaluation of the “100 Hours to Success” programme implemented by Mennonite Economic Development Associates in Morocco (MEDA Maroc). The research explores the impact of employability, finance and entrepreneurship training combined with job placement support to better understand young people’s transitions from school to the labour market. The baseline report provides an overview of the methodological approach used in evaluating the impact of the programme and an initial assessment of the population of young people surveyed prior to the launch of the programme.