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World of Work Report 2013

The International Labour Office has just published “World of Work Report 2013: Repairing the economic and social fabric.” The study analyses the global employment situation five years after the start of the global financial crisis. It looks at labour market performance and projections both at the global and regional levels. The labour market and income …
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The Power of Financial Cooperatives

The ILO has just published the book, titled “Resilience in a downturn: The power of financial cooperatives. The study reviews the performance of financial cooperatives, looking in particular at the aftermath of the 2007-2008 crisis and the continuing long austerity period. It explains why financial cooperatives have proven to be more resilient pointing to the …
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Better Jobs for a Better Economy

The ILO has just published the “World of Work Report 2012: Better Jobs for a Better Economy.” The study provides a comprehensive analysis of recent labor market and social trends, assesses risks of social unrest and presents employment projections for the next five years. The report emphasizes that while employment has begun to recover slowly, …
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Trade and Employment

The International Labour Office (ILO), jointly with the European Commission (EC), has published the book “Trade and Employment: From Myths to Facts.” The study aims to promote the advancement of employment, decent work and social cohesion in developing countries by assisting policy makers and social partners in anticipating and addressing the effects of trade reforms …
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Making Globalization Socially Sustainable

The International Labour Office (ILO) and the Secretariat of the World Trade Organization (WTO) have co-published the report “Making Globalization Socially Sustainable.” The volume consists of contributions by leading academic experts who analyze the various channels through which globalization affects jobs and wages. The publication underlines globalization’s potential to stimulate productivity and growth but highlights …
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Equality at Work

The International Labour Office (ILO) has just launched the Global Report on Equality at Work 2011, entitled “Equality at Work: The continuing challenge”. The study warns that, in spite of continuous positive advances in anti-discrimination legislation, the global economic and social crisis has led to a higher risk of discrimination against certain groups such as …
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Growth, Employment and decent Work in the Least Developed Countries

The International Labour Office (ILO) has just published, “Growth, Employment and decent Work in the Least Developed Countries”. The report recognizes the growth revival in least developed countries (LDC) in the last decade, but argues that major structural challenges in the nature of growth, employment and decent work remain. The study focuses in particular on …
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Strengthening Migration Governance

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the International Labour Office (ILO) have published a new study on “Strengthening Migration Governance”. The report examines what has been done to establish and strengthen governance of migration across Europe, what remains to be done and ways of strengthening migration governance through international cooperation.  The …
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Global Wage Report 2010/11

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has launched the report “Global Wage Report 2010/11: Wage Policies in Times of Crisis”. Based on official national statistics from 115 countries and territories, the study reveals that the global financial and economic crisis has led to a considerable slowdown in the rate of growth of real wages around the …
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Trade and Employment in the Global Crisis

The International Labour Office (ILO) and the Academic Foundation have co-published the book, “Trade and Employment in the Global Crisis”. The study analyzes how cross-border trade has served as a transmission channel, spreading the crisis to developing states. Key topics covered include how changes in trade flows affect the labor market, the role of price …
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