Working papers

2015

  1. The Long Journey Home: The Contested Exclusion and Inclusion of Domestic Workers from Federal Wage and Hour Protections in the United States

    27 August 2015

  2. The Youth Guarantee programme in Europe: Features, implementation and challenges

    19 August 2015

  3. Brazil: Case study on working time organization and its effects in the health services sector

    31 July 2015

    Working time is a critical aspect of health services. Reconciling workers' needs with organizational requirements remains a challenge. This working paper explores the complex issues around working time organization and their effects in the health services sector in Brazil.

  4. Vocational teachers and trainers in a changing world: the imperative of high-quality teacher training systems

    16 July 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 177

  5. Regulating labour recruitment to prevent human trafficking and to foster fair migration: Models, challenges and opportunities

    24 June 2015

    This working paper presents the role of international labour standards in regulating recruitment and provides a preliminary overview of national laws, policies, regulations and enforcement mechanism which aim to prevent fraudulent recruitment practices and protect workers from unscrupulous labour recruiters.

  6. For a fee: The business of recruiting Bangladeshi women for domestic work in Jordan and Lebanon

    24 June 2015

    This working paper aims to shed light on the business models of labour recruiters that facilitate the recruitment of women from South Asian countries into domestic work in the Middle East, with a particular focus on Bangladesh, Jordan and Lebanon.

  7. Global labour recruitment in a supply chain context

    24 June 2015

    This working paper discusses regulatory models and other measures available to stop abusive recruitment practices. It seeks to explain why the labour recruitment market operates as it does, and to propose responses that combat those market forces which create an environment conducive to abuse and fraud.

  8. Employment and wages in Indian manufacturing: Post-reform performance

    23 June 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 185

  9. Fiscal rules, growth and employment: A developing country perspective

    23 June 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 184

  10. Challenges for the ECB in times of deflation

    23 June 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 183