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    • A Model of Gender Inequality and Economic Growth 

      Kim, Jinyoung; Lee, Jong-Wha; Shin, Kwanho (2016-02-01)
      This paper introduces a model of gender inequality and economic growth that focuses on the determination of women’s time allocation among market production, home production, child rearing, and child education. The theoretical ...
    • Accelerating Action Against Child Labour 

      International Labour Office (2010-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The focus of this third Global Report on child labour under the follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work is about honouring the commitments made in 2006 with the adoption of ...
    • Achieving Skill Mobility in the ASEAN Economic Community: Challenges, Opportunity, and Policy Implications 

      Papademetriou, Demetrios G.; Sugiyarto, Guntur; Mendoza, Dovelyn Rannveig; Salant, Brian (2015-01-01)
      Despite clear aspirations by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to create an effective and transparent framework to facilitate movements among skilled professionals within the ASEAN by December 2015, progress ...
    • African Employment Trends: April 2007 

      International Labour Office (2007-04-01)
      [Excerpt] Widespread economic growth and increased productivity in Africa has been insufficient to reduce the growing numbers of unemployed and working poor in Africa. This is the main finding of the first African Employment ...
    • Annual Work Programme 2015 

      Eurofound (2014-01-01)
      The year 2015 marks the third year of implementation of Eurofound’s four-year work programme 2013–2016, From crisis to recovery: Better informed policies for a competitive and fair Europe. The multiannual strategy laid ...
    • Annual Work Programme 2016 

      Eurofound (2015-01-01)
      The year 2016 marks the fourth and final year of implementation of Eurofound’s four-year work programme 2013–2016, From crisis to recovery: Better informed policies for a competitive and fair Europe. The multiannual strategy ...
    • ASEAN Community 2015: Managing Integration for Better Jobs and Shared Properity 

      Unknown author (2014-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This publication provides an overview of recent economic and labour market trends in ASEAN, based on official national and international sources. It examines the impact of the ASEAN Economic Community on labour ...
    • Cambodia’s New Technical and Vocational Education and Training Policy 

      Asian Development Bank (2018-02-01)
      Key Points: Cambodia’s demographic divident offers great opportunities, but its human resource base remains largely low-skilled. It will be critical for Cambodia not only to improve education and technical and vocational ...
    • Challenges of Policy Coordination for Third-Country Nationals 

      Eurofound (2015-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Migration is a major policy concern for EU Member States and the issue is generally dealt with at both national and European level. While Member States have put in place specific regulations such as entry conditions ...
    • Changing Places: Mid-Career Review and Internal Mobility 

      Eurofound (2016-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Most social and economic policies advocating the extension of working life emphasise both that the statutory retirement age must increase to 67 and that the effective retirement age should increase. Extending ...
    • Demographic Ageing and Employment in India 

      International Labour Organization (2010-03-01)
      [Excerpt] This study by Irudaya Rajan brings to light the current and emerging issues concerning the implications of demographic change on the labour market in India. While population ageing is a major achievement of our ...
    • Demographic Aging and Employment in China 

      International Labour Office (2010-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The China study discusses the main economic and labour market issues and implications related to population ageing in China and presents an overview of current policy responses. Section 1 of the study describes ...
    • Developments in Working Life in Europe: EurWORK Annual Review 2016 

      Eurofound (2017-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This report is part of a long-running series of similar reviews, published by Eurofound since the late 1990s. It aims to summarise the most recent working life developments –particularly in terms of industrial ...
    • Divergence of Human Capital in Cities in the People’s Republic of China: Exploring Complementarities and Spatial Agglomeration of the Workforce with Various Skills 

      Liang, Wenquan; Lu, Ming (2016-06-01)
      In cities, complementarity between a low-skilled and a high-skilled workforce can promote each other to improve labor productivity. In this study, we used earlier census data and 1% population survey data to examine the ...
    • Employment and Social Developments in Europe 2011 

      European Commission (2011-11-01)
      [Excerpt] This annual review on Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) brings together for the first time a comprehensive analysis of challenges facing the EU in the areas of both employment and social policy. ...
    • Employment and the Labor Market in Bangladesh: Overview of Trends and Challenges 

      Asian Development Bank; International Labour Organization (2016-08-01)
      Key Messages: Manufacturing needs to grow faster as that sector has the potential to be the engine of growth and a major source of productive employment. More labor-intensive sectors such as garments will have to continue ...
    • Employment Effects of Reduced Non-Wage Labour Costs 

      Eurofound (2017-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Labour taxes make up a substantial share of overall labour costs in all developed countries. Reducing taxes on labour, in particular on the employer side, could be one way of inducing employers to hire more workers ...
    • Employment in Europe 2008 

      European Commission; Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities (2008-10-01)
      [Excerpt] Now in its 20th edition, the annual Employment in Europe report has become an indispensable aid for analysis that supports the European Commission and the Member States in their joint efforts to develop and ...
    • Employment Polarization and Job Quality in the Crisis 

      Hurley, John; Fernandez-Macias, Enriqued; Storrie, Donald (2013-01-01)
      [Excerpt] European labour markets added nearly 30 million new jobs in a golden age of employment creation prior to the onset of the Great Recession in 2008. The markets have subsequently shed five million jobs and unemployment ...
    • Employment Transitions and Occupational Mobility in Europe: The Impact of the Great Recession 

      Eurofound (2017-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The aim of this report is to investigate the effect of the Great Recession on labour market flows and to explicitly link these individual-level transitions to the broad labour market developments during the crisis, ...