Working Papers

Working Papers

Cash Transfers: A Review of the Issues in India, UNICEF India Social Policy Working Paper Series No.1 (Delhi: SEWA Bharat and UNICEF, Jan. 2012). PDF

HR Practices, Innovation and Establishment Outcomes: Evidence from China (with Peter Gahan and Marco Michelotti), Department of Management Working Paper (Melbourne: Monash University Department of Management, Feb. 2010). Details 

Labour Market Policies, Poverty and Insecurity (Geneva: UN Research Institute for Social Development, Nov. 2008). PDF 

Decent Workplaces, Self-Regulation and CSR: From Puff to Stuff?, DESA Working Paper No.62 (New York: UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Nov. 2007). PDF

How Cash Transfers Boost Work and Economic Security, DESA Working Paper No.58 (New York: UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Oct. 2007). PDF  See also Conditional Cash Transfers: Why Targeting and Conditionalities Could Fail, One Pager No.47 (Brasilia: International Poverty Centre, Dec. 2007), in EnglishFrenchSpanish and Portuguese.

Another New Dawn? The Ukrainian People’s Security Survey, 2004, Programme on Socio-Economic Security Papers No. 48 (Geneva: ILO, April 2005). PDF

The Decent Work Enterprise: Worker Security and Dynamic Efficiency, Programme on Socio-Economic Security Papers No. 37 (Geneva: ILO, May 2003). PDF

Coping with Insecurity: The Ukrainian People’s Security Survey (with L. Zsoldos), Programme on Socio-Economic Security Papers No.17 (Geneva: ILO, June 2001). PDF

Worker Insecurities in Ukrainian Industry: The 2000 ULFS (with L. Zsoldos), Programme on Socio-Economic Security Papers No. 11 (Geneva: ILO, April 2001). PDF

Global Insecurity: Restructuring Social Income, background note for conference on human security and social protection, Cornell University, Ithaca NY, March 2001. PDF 

Modes of Control: A Labour-Status Approach to Decent Work, Programme on Socio-Economic Security Papers No. 4 (Geneva: ILO, Nov. 2000). PDF

Unemployment and Income Security, Discussion Paper prepared for Geneva 2000: Follow-up to the World Summit on Social Development, Programme on Socio-Economic Security Papers No. 3 (Geneva: ILO, June 2000). PDF

Globalisation and Flexibility: Dancing Around Pensions, Programme on Socio-Economic Security Papers No. 2 (Geneva: ILO, June 2000). PDF

Voice Representation Security: An Aspect of Decent Work, paper for joint ECE-EUROSTAT-ILO seminar on Measurement of the Quality of Employment, Geneva, 3-5 May 2000 (Geneva: United Nations, 2000). PDF

Worker Insecurities in Ukrainian Industry: The 1999 ULFS (with L. Zsoldos), Programme on Socio-Economic Security Papers No. 1 (Geneva: ILO, April 2000). PDF

The Disappearing Men: Myths and Distortions of Russian Unemployment and Women’s Employment (Geneva: ILO, Jan. 1998).

Reviving Dead Souls: Russian Unemployment and Enterprise Restructuring (Geneva: ILO, Jan. 1997). PDF  Published in  S. Clarke (ed.), Structural Adjustment without Mass Unemployment: Lessons from Russia (Cheltenham, UK and Lyme, USA: Edward Elgar, 1997), pp.147-192.

Labour Market Dynamics in South African Industrial Firms: The South African Labour Flexibility Survey, paper presented to conference on Labour Markets and Enterprise Performance, Pretoria, South Africa, 30 Jan. 1997.

The “Human Development Enterprise”: Seeking Flexibility, Security and Efficiency, paper presented to the ILO Enterprise Forum, Geneva, 1996. PDF

The “Shake-out” in Russian factories: The RLFS Fifth Round, 1995, Labour Market Papers No. 14 (Geneva: ILO, 1996). PDF

Reconstructing Statistics for Labour Market Policies (Geneva: ILO, Feb. 1996), mimeo. Published in I. Chernyshev, Statistics for Emerging Labour Markets in Transition Economies: A Technical Guide on Sources, Methods, Classifications and Policies (Basingstoke, UK: Macmillan, 1997), pp.61-80.

Labour Market Crisis in Ukrainian Industry: The 1995 ULFS (with L. Zsoldos), Labour Market Papers No.12 (Geneva: ILO, 1995). PDF  Also in Ukrainian.

Promoting the “Human Development Enterprise”: Enterprise Restructuring and Corporate Governance in Russian Industry, Labour Market Papers No. 8 (Geneva: ILO, 1995). PDF

Enterprise Restructuring in Russian Industry and Mass Unemployment: The RLFS Fourth Round, 1994, Labour Market Papers No. 1 (Geneva: ILO, 1995). PDF

Labour Market Dynamics in Ukrainian Industry in 1992-94: Results from the ULFS, ILO-CEET Reports No. 11 (Budapest and Kiev: ILO-CEET, 1994). PDF

Wages and Benefits in Russian Industry: Chaotic or Evolving Labour Market? (with T. Chetvernina), ILO-CEET Reports No. 8 (Budapest: ILO-CEET, 1994). PDF

Labour Market Dynamics in Russian Industry in 1993: Results from the Third Round of the RLFS (Budapest: ILO-CEET, Feb. 1994). PDF

The Unemployment Crisis in Eastern and Central Europe, background paper for the ILO’s Employment Report for the World Summit on Social Development (Budapest: ILO-CEET, Sept. 1993, mimeo).

Recruitment and the Role of Employment Services in Bulgarian Industry (with G. Sziráczki and J. Windell) (Geneva: ILO, Aug. 1993). PDF

The Growth of External Flexibility in Bulgarian Industry (with G. Sziráczki and J. Windell), paper presented to conference on Labour Market Reforms in Bulgarian Industry, Sofia, Bulgaria, 18-20 May 1993.

Employment Dynamics in Bulgarian Industry (with G. Sziráczki and J. Windell), paper presented to conference on Labour Market Reforms in Bulgarian Industry, Sofia, Bulgaria, 18-20 May 1993 (Budapest: ILO-CEET, Aug. 1993). PDF

Labour Market Developments in Eastern and Central Europe, ILO-CEET Policy Papers No. 1 (Budapest: ILO-CEET, Jan. 1993). PDF

Restructuring for Distributive Justice in Eastern Europe, ILO-CEET Policy Papers No. 2 (Budapest: ILO-CEET, Jan. 1993). PDF

Labour Market Dynamics in Russian Industry in 1992: Results from the Second Round of the RLFS, paper presented to Conference on Employment Restructuring in Russian Industry, Moscow/St. Petersburg, 21-28 Oct. 1992 (Budapest: ILO-CEET, 1992). PDF

Cumulative Disadvantage? Women Industrial Workers in Malaysia and Philippines (Geneva: ILO, July 1992). PDF  Published in V. Moghadam (ed.), Patriarchy and Development (Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press), pp.269-302.

External Labour Flexibility in Filipino Industry (with J. Windell) (Geneva: ILO, June 1992). PDF

Restructuring in Eastern and Central Europe: Labour Market and Social Policy Consensus Issues (with G. Fischer), paper presented to a high-level conference on Labour Market and Social Policy Implications of Structural Change in Central and Eastern Europe, Paris, 11-13 Sept. 1991 (Paris: OECD/ILO, 1991).  In English :: In French

The Growth of External Labour Flexibility in a Nascent NIC: The Malaysian Labour Flexibility Survey (MLFS), Labour Market Analysis Working Paper No. 35 (Geneva: ILO, Nov. 1989). PDF

European Unemployment, Insecurity and Flexibility: A Social Dividend Solution (with a preface by Ralf Dahrendorf), Labour Market Analysis Working Paper No. 23 (Geneva: ILO, July 1988, revised April 1989). PDF

Vulnerable Groups in Urban Labour Processes, Labour Market Analysis Working Paper No. 13 (Geneva: ILO, May 1987). PDF Version published as Chapter 6 of the ILO’s 1987 World Labour Report.

Labour Flexibility: Towards a Research Agenda, Labour Market Analysis Working Paper No. 3 (Geneva: ILO, April 1986). PDF

A Labour Status Approach to Labour Statistics, Population and Labour Policies Programme Working Paper No. 139 (Geneva: ILO, Aug. 1983). PDF

Circulation and Proletarianisation, Population and Labour Policies Programme Working Paper No.119 (Geneva: ILO, Sept.1982). PDF

Migration and Modes of Exploitation: The Social Origins of Immobility and Mobility, Population and Employment Working Paper No.72 (Geneva: ILO, June 1979). PDF

The Labour Force in Guyana in 1977: A Preliminary Report (with N. Caesar), Population and Employment Working Paper (Geneva: ILO, Dec. 1978).

Migration, Labour Force Absorption and Mobility: Women in Kingston, Jamaica, Population and Employment Working Paper No.68 (Geneva: ILO, Oct. 1978). PDF

Labour Commitment, Sexual Dualism and Industrialisation in Jamaica, Population and Employment Working Paper No.64 (Geneva: ILO, May 1978). PDF

Labour Force Participation in Historical Perspective: Proletarianism in Jamaica, Population and Employment Working Paper No.50 (Geneva: ILO, March 1977). PDF

Female Labour Supply in an Urbanising Economy, Population and Employment Working Paper No.44 (Geneva: ILO, Nov. 1976). PDF  Published in G. Standing and G. Sheehan (eds.), Labour Force Participation in Low-Income Countries (Geneva: ILO, 1978), pp.87-122.

Concepts of Labour Force Participation and Underutilisation, Population and Employment Working Paper No.40 (Geneva: ILO, July 1976). PDF

Aspiration Wages, Migration and Female Employment, Population and Employment Working Paper No.23 (Geneva: ILO, Nov. 1975). PDF