Working papers

2015

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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

    23 June 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 185

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

    23 June 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 184

  6. Challenges for the ECB in times of deflation

    23 June 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 183

  7. Development central banking: A review of issues and experiences

    23 June 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 182

  8. Monetary transmission in low-income countries: An overview

    23 June 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 181

  9. Role of the Central Bank in supporting economic diversification and productive employment in Cambodia

    29 May 2015

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 175

  10. PRIDE at work: A study on discrimination at work on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in Thailand

    14 May 2015

    GED Working Paper No. 3/2015