content type

News Room

Guided by rigorous research and data analysis, we work with partners to implement on-the-ground projects and mobilize diverse coalitions to put the world of work on a more sustainable path.

Filter by

  • Content Type
  • Issue
  • Date range
  • Tags
    • Sector
      • Author

      Showing 1-10 of 10 results

      Data story
      Income and Wages 16 November 2017

      Urban Revival for Inclusive Cities: The Cases of Detroit and Bilbao 

      Legacy cities of the Transatlantic region experienced prosperity and growth during the industrial era in North America and Europe. Globalization and technological advancement have compelled these urban areas once built on heavy manufacturing industries to reform and revitalize their economies. What will the 21st century bring for workers and economies in Transatlantic legacy cities?

      Report
      Education and Skills 30 September 2014

      Apprenticeships for Everyone? An Assessment of Germany’s “Transition System”

      An increasing number of German youth are unable to access Germany's much lauded vocational training system due to increased competition and a shortage of spots. The German government has introduced the "transition system"– a collection of schemes aimed at providing young people a bridge between school and the vocational training system.

      by Bettina Kohlrausch
      Report
      Technology 19 December 2016

      Are Online Work Platforms Creating a Frictionless Global Labor Market?: Analyzing Data From the Largest Spanish-Speaking Freelance Portal

      Hernan Galperin and Catrihel Greppi analyze data from the largest Spanish-speaking freelance portal.

      by Hernan Galperin, Catrihel Greppi
      Report
      Migration 9 December 2018

      Chances for Young Refugees: On Access to Vocational Training and the Dynamics of Labor Market Integration in Germany

      Over one million asylum seekers and refugees entered Germany in 2015 and 2016 combined. Integrating them into the economy through vocational training and access to the labor market – through just jobs and appropriate forms of vocational training – is imperative both to their own survival and to the economic welfare of Germany

      by Philip Anderson
      Report
      Migration 9 December 2018

      New Arrivals, New Opportunities: Tailoring Labor Market Policies to New Challenges in Sweden

      Sweden’s active labour market policies, an important pillar in its economic model, are being challenged by the evolving skills landscape and changing migration patterns. This report explores workforce changes and suggests steps for government and organisations to adapt.

      by Joel Hellstrand
      Report
      Technology 18 October 2016

      Digitalization of Industrial Jobs in Germany: Prospects for Human-Oriented Work Design

      Industry 4.0, i.e., the rise of technology in Germany’s manufacturing industry, has had challenging implications for employment and opportunities. This report draws upon expert insights to explore its impact, and proposes job design principles for adapting to the changing landscape.

      by Hartmut Hirsch-Kreinsen
      Report
      Income and Wages 10 September 2015

      Statutory Minimum Wage Regulation in Europe: A Necessary Evil?

      This report gives an overview of current- minimum-wage setting mechanisms in European countries and looks more specifically at why statutory minimum wage is causing such controversies in some of the countries that have the strongest trade unions in Europe.

      by Line Eldring, Kristin Alsos
      Report
      Income and Wages 10 September 2015

      The Bumpy Road to a National Minimum Wage in Germany

      A key driver behind the introduction of the minimum wage was the erosion of the German collective bargaining system that began in the mid-1990s.

      by Claudia Weinkopf
      Report
      Others 15 July 2015

      Emerging From Debt, Creating Jobs: Lessons From Greece

      Sovereign debt and its sustainability is becoming a widespread concern. This report maps the four likely scenarios Greece faces, but these could very well be the choices other countries face in the near future.

      by Abhijnan Rej
      Report

      Just Jobs Index – Europe

      The European Union JustJobs Index is intended as a starting point to initiate a discussion and attract interest on policy issues related to jobs and creation of quality jobs in a European context. The availability of data in the European Union allows for the inclusion of more relevant indicators than in the global index, and provides an opportunity for exploring rich and valid insights into JustJobs performance using the EU JustJobs Index.

      by Tewodros Aragie Kebede et al.

      The World of Work moves fast. We help you navigate it

      Get cutting edge infographics on jobs and the future of work delivered straight to your inbox.