ILO Research Paper series
ILO Research paper No. 2
Macroeconomic policy advice and the Article IV consultations: A Development perspective
Islam, Iyanatul; Ahmed, Ishraq; Roy, Rathin; Ramos, Raquel
The paper undertakes a content analysis of 2009-2010 IMF Article IV consultations for a sample of 30 low-income and 20 middle-income countries and points out that insufficient attention have been given to employment generation, poverty reduction and expansion of social protection
ILO Research Paper No. 1
Income Inequality, Redistribution and Poverty: Contrasting rational choice and behavioural perspectives
This paper revisits the relationship between inequality and redistribution. The findings challenge the narrow concept of rational choice and points towards fairness orientations, which is emphasized in behavioural economics for a better understanding of redistributive outcomes.