Recent research projects

  1. Book

    Exploring decent work in the pharmaceutical industry

    Job creation in the production of medical cannabis in Lesotho and Zimbabwe

  2. Database

    Labour Provisions in Trade Agreements Hub: LP Hub

    A one-stop source for information on labour provisions in more than 100 regional trade agreements in over 140 economies.

  3. Flagship Report

    World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2022

    This ILO flagship report details the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on the world of work.

  4. Publication

    Towards a human-centred agenda: Human resource management in the BRICS countries in the face of global challenges

    This book examines novel evidence of human-centred human resources management (HRM) practices in five leading emerging economies,

  5. Publication

    Trade and decent work: Indicator guide

    The purpose of the present Guide is to provide analytical tools, which can support further research on trade and decent work.

  6. Publication

    Trade and decent work: Handbook of assessment methodologies

    This Handbook presents and critically evaluates the methodologies used to assess the impact of trade on various areas of decent work.

  7. IDB-ILO Report

    Zero emission economy will lead to 15 million new jobs by 2030 in Latin America and Caribbean

    A study by the International Labour Organization and the Inter-American Development Bank highlights the impact on jobs if countries in Latin America and the Caribbean adopt zero emission policies.

  8. Report

    Digital labour platforms and the future of work: Towards decent work in the online world

    The report offers one of the first comparative studies of working conditions at five of the major, global, online micro-task platforms.

  9. Report

    Labour Provisions in G7 trade agreements: A comparative perspective

    This report provides an analysis of labour provisions in G7 trade arrangements, focusing on current trends and developments. It was prepared as a contribution to the G7 Social Employment Task Force on “Reshaping multilateral action to strengthen social justice.

  10. Report

    Working on a warmer planet: The effect of heat stress on productivity and decent work

    The new ILO report, Working on a warmer planet: The impact of heat stress on labour productivity and decent work , presents estimates of the impact of heat stress on productivity and decent work for virtually all countries in the world. The report also presents innovative solutions based on social dialogue to promote occupational safety and health for the most vulnerable groups of workers.