Publications

Just released

  1. Studies on Growth with Equity

    Handbook on assessment of labour provisions in trade and investment arrangements

    18 July 2017

    This publication provides a short analysis on the design, scope, implementation and effectiveness of labour provisions in a practical and accessible manner.

  2. ILO/WTO joint publication

    Investing in skills for inclusive trade

    04 July 2017

    Featuring results from the ILO's Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) programme, this report shows that appropriate skills development policies are key to helping firms participate in trade, and also to helping workers find good jobs.

Flagship reports

  1. World Employment and Social Outlook

    Trends 2017

    12 January 2017

    This edition takes stock of the current global labour market situation, assessing the most recent employment developments and forecasting unemployment levels in developed, emerging and developing countries.

  2. Global Wage Report 2016/17

    Wage inequality in the workplace

    15 December 2016

    This report analyses the evolution of real wages around the world, giving a unique picture of wage trends globally and by region.

Editor's choice

World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for women 2017

Authors Steven Tobin and Sheena Yoon present the new World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for Women 2017, explaining the employment gains and losses women have made in the past year as well as the barriers they face entering and staying in today’s labour market.