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Author ILO

Title World Employment and Social Outlook 2015 : The Changing Nature of Jobs
Published Geneva : International Labour Office, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (155 pages)
Series World Employment and Social Outlook
World Employment and Social Outlook
Contents List of figures -- List of tables -- List of boxes -- CONTENTS -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Executive Summary -- 1. Emerging patterns of employment: global and regional trends -- Introduction -- A. The relationship between employment and economic growth -- B. A diversified labour market -- C. Conclusions and structure of report -- Appendix A. Country and regional groupings -- Appendix B. Estimating the global wage gap -- References -- 2. Employment patterns, poverty and income inequality -- Introduction -- A. Incomes across different types of employment -- B. Changing work patterns and poverty -- C. Changing work patterns and income inequality -- D. Concluding remarks: Lessons from country experience -- Appendix A. Data sources and coverage -- Appendix B. Sources of income, data limitations and methodologies -- Appendix C. Figures and decomposition tables -- References -- 3. Social protection coverage across employment patterns -- Introduction -- A. Legal social protection coverage by status in employment -- B. Social protection coverage in practice: Implementation gaps -- C. Concluding remarks -- Appendix A. Definitions and methods -- Appendix B. Decomposition of total gap in pension coverage -- Appendix C. Effective pension coverage by contributory schemes by status in employment -- Appendix D. Indicators of effective coverage for old-age pension benefits, global estimates -- Appendix E.Affiliation to old-age pension schemes by status and employment patterns -- References -- 4. Labour regulation and employment patterns -- Introduction -- A. Labour regulation over time -- B. The impact of labour regulation on labour market and social outcomes -- C. Concluding remarks -- Appendix A. Methodology and coding algorithms used to construct the CBR-LRI dataset -- Appendix B. Methodological approach to the econometric analysis -- References
5. Changes in global production patterns and impacts on enterprises and employment -- Introduction -- A. Global production patterns and organization of work across borders -- B. The impact of global supply chains on employment patterns and enterprises -- C. Concluding remarks: Policy considerations for global supply chains -- Appendix A. The ILO's estimates of jobs related to global supply chains -- Appendix B. Global supply chain participation and labour markets: A sectoral analysis -- References -- Recent publications from the ILO Research Department
Summary The World Employment and Social Outlook is the ILO's new flagship report on world of work issues. Covering advanced as well as emerging and developing economies, the report documents the significant rise in new forms of work (including temporary, casual and part-time employment) and the decline in the standard employment relationship, characterized by open-ended, full-time jobs
Subject Employment (Economic theory)
Job hunting.
Labor policy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9221292630
9789221292647 (electronic bk.)