Reports and working papers on supply chains

  1. Finding Export and Value Add Opportunities in Thin Markets

    18 September 2017

    The weight of mango and hot pepper value chains to enhance productive employment in Guyana.

  2. Finding Export and Value Add Opportunities in Thin Markets

    18 September 2017

  3. Innovations in extending social insurance coverage to independent workers: Experiences from Brazil, Cape Verde, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Philippines, France and Uruguay

    09 August 2017

  4. Responsible Tourism in Vietnam

    13 June 2017

    Appraising the power of responsible tourism to boost Vietnam’s competitiveness and inclusive growth

  5. Key Sectors for Women and Youth in Zimbabwe

    17 May 2017

    Assessing the apiculture, artisanal mining, mopane worms and horticulture value chains to empower women and youth in Zimbabwe

  6. Purchasing practices and low wages in global supply chains: Empirical cases from the garment industry

    15 May 2017

  7. Promoting sustainable global supply chains: International standards, due diligence and grievance mechanisms

    15 February 2017

    Paper presented at the 2nd Meeting of the G20 Employment Working Group, February 2017

  8. The impact of procurement practices in the electronics sector on labour rights and temporary and other forms of employment

    16 January 2017

    This working paper looks at the purchasing practices and how they impact rights at work, wages, working hours, non-standard forms of employment and occupational safety and health. It further discusses public governance and private standards in the electronics supply chain and concludes by evaluating how different stakeholders can impact the purchasing practices.

  9. The distribution of value added among firms and countries: The case of the ICT manufacturing sector

    10 January 2017

    This paper investigates the evolutions of the supply chain in ICT manufacturing sector since 2000 and discusses the impact of these evolutions in terms of distribution of the value added across firms and across countries.

  10. Health workforce: A global supply chain approach. New data on the employment effects of health economies in 185 countries.

    08 December 2016

    This paper provides evidence that investments in health protection not only impact on the achievement of health objectives, but also create an important source of employment across numerous economic sectors.