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2014

  1. Tackling informality in e-waste management: The potential of cooperative enterprises

    21 October 2014

    The present paper is the product of a joint effort by the Sectoral Activities Department and the Cooperatives Unit of the International Labour Organization (ILO). This initiative supports the ILO’s commitment to promote forms of employment that safeguard the environment, eradicate poverty and promote social justice through sustainable enterprises and decent work, as reinforced by the international Labour Conference (ILC), at its 102nd session in June 2013.

  2. Assessing the impact of ASEAN economic integration on labour markets

    25 September 2014

    This study estimates the implications of the regional integration initiatives on ASEAN Member States using a cutting-edge computable general equilibrium model. In addition to gauging the effects on welfare, trade and economic structure, it considers the ramifications for labour markets. Using detailed data from the labour force surveys available for six ASEAN markets, the paper captures the effects of these initiatives on seven categories of labour at the occupational level. It also includes estimates of the distributional effects of these initiatives for labour relative to other factors (capital and land) and on gender.

  3. The Disabled Beggar – A Literature Review

    02 September 2014

    This literature review originated as part of an exploratory study of beggars with disabilities in Ethiopia, reported on in ILO Working Paper No. 141 published in 2013. It has been updated and is published separately here, as a contribution to debates on the social and economic inclusion of persons with disabilities, on poverty reduction and social protection.

  4. Decent Work in Caribbean Small Island Developing States

    01 August 2014

    The paper identifies some of the key challenges affecting Caribbean SIDS and explores the responses for solving these issues.

  5. Disabled beggars in Addis Ababa: Current situation and prospects for change

    02 June 2014

    This Summary Paper presents key findings from the study entitled “Disabled Beggars in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia”, Employment Working Paper No. 141, ILO Geneva, 2013.

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