Publications

2016

  1. Does the work-study combination among youth improve the transition path? An updated review

    07 July 2016

    The present brief, following the one issued in November 2015, has attempted to revisit some of the results on the work-study combination of youth, using the new data from the School-to-work- transition surveys carried out in 2014/15. The main result found in the previous brief, namely that working while studied increased the probability of a successful transition, is confirmed using the new round of data.

  2. ILO Academy on Youth Employment - Flyer

    30 June 2016

    ITC ILO Turin, Italiy 17-28 October 2016

  3. Rebuilding flood affected farmers' communities: Inspirational human stories

    30 June 2016

    Real life stories of peasant communities from Sindh, Pakistan who endured devastating floods of 2010 and rebuilt their lives with the help of ILO, FAO and UN WOMEN, through a One UN project funded by UN Trust Fund for Human Security.

  4. Labour market transition of young people in Uganda: Highlights of the school-to-work transition survey 2015

    23 June 2016

    This report presents the highlights of a second round of the School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) implemented by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics in 2015. Results are compared to those of the first round (2013) and the analysis is updated and expanded to supplement the portrait of the youth labour market situation in Uganda presented in the first survey report. The report also outlines the institutional framework and relevant employment policies in the country.

  5. Labour market transitions of young women and men in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Results of the 2014 school-to-work transition survey

    21 June 2016

    This report presents the highlights of the 2014 School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) run together with the State Statistical Office of Macedonia within the framework of the ILO Work4Youth Project. 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 presented in the first survey report.

  6. Labour market transitions of young women and men in the Republic of Serbia

    08 June 2016

    This report presents the highlights of the 2015 School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) run together with the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia within the framework of the ILO Work4Youth Project.

  7. Creating opportunities for young people everywhere

    07 June 2016

    The Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth is the first-ever, comprehensive United Nations system-wide effort for the promotion of youth employment worldwide. It brings together the vast global resources and convening power of the UN and other global key partners to maximize the effectiveness of youth employment investments and assist Member States in delivering on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  8. Labour market transitions of young women and men in Montenegro

    04 May 2016

    This report presents the highlights of the 2015 School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) run together with the Statistical Office of Montenegro within the framework of the ILO Work4Youth Project.

  9. © 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.

  10. 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.

  11. Fiscal policy and the youth labour market

    04 April 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 200

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

    04 April 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 199

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

    04 April 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 198

  14. 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

  15. List of included studies - Interventions to Improve Labour Market Outcomes of Youth: A Systematic Review

    21 March 2016

    This document lists the references of 113 studies that are included in a systematic review of the impact of active labour market programmes for youth

  16. 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.

  17. Women’s Entrepreneurship Development

    01 March 2016

    The ILO approach to Women’s Entrepreneurship Development - Sustainable Enterprises

  18. The Public Employment Service in the Republic of Korea

    22 February 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 192

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

    16 February 2016

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 197

  20. 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.