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Reports & Monographs

The Labour Market and Labour Policies in Gauteng (mimeo, 2010), background report for OECD Territorial Review: Gauteng City Region, South Africa (Paris, OECD, 2011). Report details  OECD report

Towards a Basic Income Grant for All: Basic Income Grant Pilot Project Assessment Report, contributor (Windhoek, Basic Income Grant Coalition, Sept. 2008). Report 

Report on the World Social Situation 2007: The Employment Imperative, main contributor (New York, United Nations, 2007).  pdfSummary(90.09 KB) :: pdfFull Report(1.09 MB)

Building a Progressive Flexibility in South Africa: Labour and Social Policy for the 21st Century (Pretoria, Department of Labour, 2007), mimeo.

Economic Security for a Better World, editor and coordinating writer (Geneva, ILO, 2004, revised 2005).  Also in French. Details :: pdfEnglish summary(3.75 MB) :: pdfFrench summary(3.1 MB) :: pdfSpanish summary(7.61 MB)

Human Development Report 1996: Russian Federation, coordinating author (Moscow, Academia for UNDP, 1997). Details

From “Twisted” to “Receding” Human Development in the Russian Federation, country study for the Human Development Report 1996 (New York, UNDP, 1995), mimeo.

The Ukrainian Challenge: Reforming Labour Market and Social Policy, edited and co-written (Budapest, Central European University Press, 1995). Details

Disabled Workers in Central and Eastern Europe (with Tom Gawn, Alena Nesporova and contributions from Michael Cichon, Pekka Aro and Willi Momm), ILO-CEET Policy Manual (Budapest, ILO-CEET, 1994). Translated into six languages. Details

Policies for Workers with Disabilities (with Pekka Aro and Alena Nesporova) (Budapest, ILO-CEET, 1993).

The Bulgarian Challenge: Reforming Labour Market and Social Policy, edited and co-written (Budapest, ILO-CEET, 1993). Also in Bulgarian.

Developing a Labour Market Information System for the Russian Federal Employment Service (Budapest, ILO-CEET, 1993). Details

Human Development in Eastern and Central Europe, background paper for Human Development Report 1993 (New York, UNDP, 1992), mimeo.

Adjustment and Labour Flexibility in Malaysian Manufacturing (Kuala Lumpur, Government of Malaysia, 1991), mimeo.

Abstract: Study carried out under the Malaysia Human Resources Development Plan Project, funded by the United Nations Development Programme and executed in collaboration with the Economic Planning Unit of the Malaysian Government.  The study includes results of the 1988 Malaysian Labour Flexibility Survey, a large-scale enterprise survey in all states of Peninsular Malaysia and covering virtually the whole of the manufacturing sector.

Analysing Underemployment in Western Europe (Brussels, European Commission, 1985), mimeo.

Population Mobility and Productive Relations: Demographic Links and Policy Evolution, World Bank Working Paper No.695 (Washington, D.C., World Bank, 1984).

Abstract: Working paper on the dynamics of internal migration presenting an historical review, including major patterns, trends, population links and migration policy approaches.  The working paper examines types, causes and effects interlinking rural migration, labour mobility, seasonal unemployment, land reform and changes in farming systems, industrialization, urbanization, employment and labour market behaviour.

Child Labour, Working Conditions and Employment Planning in Bangkok: Recommendations on Research Design (Bangkok, ILO Asia Employment Programme (ILO-ARTEP), 1984), mimeo.

Migration in Peninsular Malaysia (Geneva, ILO/UNDP, 1983).

Abstract: Technical report on internal migration and rural migration trends, 1957-1981, in Peninsular Malaysia.  Discusses internal migrant characteristics such as gender, educational level and ethnic group, job searching methods, urban unemployment and underemployment, occupational structure, labour mobility and working conditions. Provides comparisons with non-migrants.  Emphasises need for consistent policies, particularly linkage with human settlement, land settlement, urban development and industrial development.

Measuring population mobility in migration surveys (Geneva, ILO, 1983).

Analysing Inter-Relationships between Migration and Employment (Geneva, ILO, 1982).

Conceptualising territorial mobility in low-income countries (Geneva, ILO, 1982). Also in French as Guide pour des enquêtes sur les migrations internes dans les pays en voie de développement: Conceptualisation de la mobilité territoriale (Geneva, ILO, 1983).

Migrants and the Labour Process: A Module for Migration Surveys (Geneva, ILO, 1981). Also in French as Guide pour des enquêtes sur les migrations internes dans les pays en voie de développement: Expérience professionnelle des migrants (Geneva, ILO, 1982).

Income Transfers and Remittances: A Module for Migration Surveys (Geneva, ILO, 1981). Also in French as Guide pour des enquêtes sur les migrations internes dans les pays en voie de développement: Transferts monétaires et autres associés avec la migration (Geneva, ILO, 1982).

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