Working papers

2016

  1. Initial effects of Constitutional Amendment 72 on domestic work in Brazil

    01 August 2016

  2. The importance of informal finance in promoting decent work among informal operators: A comparative study of Uganda and India

    07 July 2016

    Social Finance Working Paper. 66

  3. Debt and productivity: Evidence from firm level data

    04 July 2016

  4. Technical Report: ILO workshop on labour administration reforms and innovations: efficiency and outreach

    01 July 2016

    This report summarises the main findings and evaluations from the workshop ‘Labour Administration Reforms and Innovations: Efficiency and Outreach’ held in Prague between the 8th and the 10th of December, 2015. The workshop was designed to develop synergies between academia, labour practitioners and ILO specialists in order to enhance the ILO knowledge base. In addition, the workshop sought to explore practical tools that could be used in technical cooperation activities in the field of labour administration.

  5. Firm dynamics and business cycle: What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger?

    23 June 2016

  6. Firms' demand for temporary labour in developing countries: Necessity or strategy?

    21 June 2016

  7. Technical Report: Comparative Developments in Labour Administration

    01 June 2016

    The principal objective of this publication is to provide an overview and analysis of the current situation regarding the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in labour administrations worldwide, in order to help policymakers and practitioners who seek to respond to the demands of the current technological environment and harness its potential. This paper is the first initiative of the ILO to focus broadly on this topic.

  8. Non-standard forms of employment in Latin America: Prevalence, characteristics and impacts on wages

    31 May 2016

  9. Interregional knowledge sharing forum on promoting international cooperation and partnerships to realize a fair migration agenda for migrant domestic workers in Africa, the Arab States and Asia

    03 May 2016

    This is a discussion paper for the interregional knowledge sharing forum on Good practices and lessons learned on promoting international cooperation and partnerships to realize a fair migration agenda for migrant domestic workers in Africa, the Arab States and Asia. The forum aims to promote: (i) the sharing of good practices and innovations for protecting domestic workers; (ii) priority-setting and consensus-building between countries of origin on issues related to the protection of migrant domestic workers; and, (iii) priority-setting and consensus-building between countries of origin and countries of destination.

  10. Income security in the on-demand economy: Findings and policy lessons from a survey of crowdworkers

    01 May 2016