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October 2014

  1. Maternity Protection in SMEs: An international review

    20 October 2014

    This report reviews the key international literature on the outcomes of maternity protection in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It also addresses the questions of how, to what extent and under what conditions maternity protection in SMEs can generate positive outcomes for enterprises as well as broader society, considering implications for policy and practice.

September 2014

  1. Spain: Growth with jobs

    29 September 2014

    The aim of the Studies on Growth with Equity series is to show how strong and well-designed employment, labour and social protection measures are central – in combination with supportive macroeconomic policy – to building sustainable, job-rich and equitable growth.

  2. G20: Promoting better labour market outcomes for youth

    09 September 2014

    Joint ILO-OECD background paper on youth employment and apprenticeship prepared for the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting held in Melbourne, Australia, 10-11 September 2014.

  3. Informality and the quality of employment in G20 countries

    09 September 2014

    ILO Report prepared for the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting held in Melbourne, Australia, 10-11 September 2014.

  4. G20: Creating Safe and Healthy Workplaces for All

    09 September 2014

    ILO Report prepared for the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting held in Melbourne, Australia, 10-11 September 2014.

  5. G20: Achieving stronger growth by promoting a more gender-balanced economy

    09 September 2014

    Report prepared for the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting held in Melbourne, Australia, 10-11 September 2014. By the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the World Bank Group.

  6. G20 labour markets: outlook, key challenges and policy responses

    09 September 2014

    Report prepared for the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting (LEEM) by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and the World Bank Group. The LEMM is taking place on 10-11 September 2014.

August 2014

  1. ASEAN Community 2015: Managing integration for better jobs and shared prosperity

    19 August 2014

    The joint ILO - Asian Development Bank report examines the impact of the ASEAN Economic Community on labour markets. It offers evidence-based policy recommendations for better jobs and equitable growth, including strengthening regional cooperation, facilitating structural change, improving job quality, enhancing skills, boosting productivity and wages, and managing labour migration.

May 2014

  1. Maternity and paternity at work: Law and practice across the world

    13 May 2014

    The study reviews national law and practice on both maternity and paternity at work in 185 countries and territories including leave, benefits, employment protection, health protection, breastfeeding arrangements at work and childcare.

  2. Transforming Economies: Making industrial policy work for growth, jobs and development

    05 May 2014

    "This book helps connect the dots between economic theory, the role of capabilities, the lessons from history and the practical challenges of design and implementation of industrial policies. In so doing it provides an excellent policy roadmap for anyone interested in the challenge of promoting catch-up growth and productive transformation." Ricardo Hausmann, Director, Center for International Development, Harvard University

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