Labour Market

Labour economics seeks to understand the functioning and dynamics of the markets for wage labour. Labour is a commodity that is supplied by labourers in exchange for a wage paid by demanding firms. Because these labourers exist as parts of a social, institutional, or political system, labour economics is often regarded as a sociology or political science.Labour markets or job markets function through the interaction of workers and employers. Labour economics looks at the suppliers of labour services (workers) and the demanders of labour services (employers), and attempts to understand the resulting pattern of wages, employment, and income. These patterns …

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UNHCR: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees · 13 June 2024 English

The Global Trends report provides key statistical trends on forced displacement. It includes the latest official statistics on refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced and stateless people, as well as the number …

asylum-seekers residing in such countries do not find sufficient protection and access to rights, national services and labour markets and therefore choose to move onward.


NatCen Social Research · 12 June 2024 English

In this edition of British Social Attitudes, we assess what impact the last five years has had on the landscape of public attitudes. The 2019-2024 Parliament has witnessed unprecedented economic …

Clark, H. (2022) Coronavirus: Impact on the labour market, House of Commons Library Research Briefing


Centre for Cities · 12 June 2024 English

A common benchmark for the UK economy is how it performs against other G7 countries. Despite this, very little is understood about how cities in the G7 measure up, and …

City Statistics 2018; ONS BRES 2018; NISRA Labour Market Report 2018; Eurostat City Statistics 2018; Statistics 2010, 2018; ONS BRES 2010, 2018; NISRA Labour Market Report 2010, 2018; Eurostat City Statistics low, mid, and high-skilled workers, the UK’s labour market is more polarised between low- and high-skilled Statistics 2010, 2018; ONS BRES 2010, 2018; NISRA Labour Market Report 2010, 2018; Eurostat City Statistics



ISSER: Institute of Statistical, Social, and Economic Research · 7 June 2024 English

Special Economic Zones in Ghana: A Force for Good to Reduce Inequality? 1 MOTIVATION To close this knowledge gap and provide evidence of the impact of SEZ in Ghana, the …

Gender Wage Gap: Gender disparities are SEZs and the broader labor market.


World Bank Group · 6 June 2024 English

This report examines the multiple urban crises and their responses, using Hiroshima as a case study. Hiroshima, which suffered tremendous damage from the atomic bombing at the end of World …

both the origin and the destination, including depopulation from evacuation, (temporary or long-term) distortion of the labor market, new housing needs, and added demands for basic services, food, and energy 4. The host cities are pressured to manage the changing labor supply and to provide support given the mismatch in the labor market (AfDB et al. 2017).


World Bank Group · 6 June 2024

A growing body of literature investigates the labor market implications of scaling up “green” policies. Since most of this literature is focused on developed economies, little is known about the labor market consequences for developing countries.


ADB: Asian Development Bank · 6 June 2024 English

This paper explores exporters’ challenges in Georgia and suggests solutions to help promote foreign trade.

Labor market challenges in generating quality jobs, unsatisfactory rates of productive transformation, as well as low growth


World Bank Group · 6 June 2024 English

among children and the reliance on online learning does not ensure full access to quality education and limits caregivers’ labor market participation.



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