Publications

2015

  1. Escaping stagnation and restoring shared prosperity: A macroeconomic policy framework for job-rich growth

    29 April 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 170

  2. Promoting formal employment among youth: innovative experiences in Latin America and the Caribbean.

    20 April 2015

    Formalizing employment, particularly youth employment, continues to pose a challenge for the countries of the region. Currently, 13% of youth are unemployed and 55.7% are informally employed (ILO 20131 and ILO 2014a2). The challenge of enabling the new labour force to actively participate in the labour market is compounded by the additional challenge of guaranteeing that the new jobs meet decent work criteria.

  3. Youth and rural development: Evidence from 25 school-to-work transition surveys

    14 April 2015

  4. Labour market transitions of young women and men in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

    26 March 2015

    This report presents the results of the School-to-work transition surveys (SWTS) implemented in six countries in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region – Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Republic of Moldova, Russian Federation, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Ukraine – in 2012 or 2013. The indicators resulting from the surveys and analysed in this report provide a much more detailed picture of the youth in the labour market in a part of the world where unemployment rates are among the highest in the world.

  5. Labour market transitions of young women and men in Viet Nam

    27 February 2015

    This report presents the highlights of the 2013 School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) and the Labour Demand Enterprise Survey (LDES) run together with the General Statistics Office of Viet Nam within the framework of the ILO Work4Youth Project.

  6. Challenges of price stability, growth and employment in Bangladesh: Role of the Bangladesh Bank

    23 February 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 169

  7. Sectoral dimensions of employment targeting

    23 February 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 166

  8. Microfinance for Decent Work – Enhancing the impact of microfinance: Evidence from an action research programme

    17 February 2015

  9. What does NEETs mean and why is the concept so easily misinterpreted?

    06 February 2015

    This technical brief, based on an analysis of the recent School-to-work transition surveys (SWTS) from 28 low- and middle-income countries, hopes to contribute to a better understanding of the NEETS indicator.

  10. Youth Employment Newsletter

    04 February 2015

  11. SCORE Training Brochure for Small and Medium Enterprises in the Tourism Sector

    01 February 2015

  12. SCORE Training Brochure for Small and Medium Enterprises in the Garment Sector

    01 February 2015

  13. SCORE Training Brochure for Small and Medium Enterprises (SME's)

    01 February 2015

    How SCORE Training can enhance business performance for SME's

  14. At work but earning less: Trends in decent pay and minimum wages for young people

    19 January 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 162

  15. Jobs and Skills for Youth: Review of Policies for Youth Employment of Indonesia

    09 January 2015

  16. Comparative Analysis of Policies for Youth Employment in Asia and the Pacific

    09 January 2015

  17. National Employment Policies: A guide for workers’ organisations

    08 January 2015

  18. Final Report Train-the-trainer Programme: "Monitoring performance and assessing impact of the Portuguese youth guarantee"

    05 January 2015

    ILO workshop, Lisbon, 17 – 21 November 2014

2014

  1. Is there a trade-off between employment and productivity?

    18 December 2014

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 167

  2. Labour demand and social dialogue: Two binding constraints for decent work for youth in the Arab Region

    18 December 2014

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 164