From the Great Recession to Labour Market Recovery

Issues, Evidence and Policy Options

  • Iyanatul Islam
  • Sher Verick

About this book


This book sheds light on the impact of the Great Recession from the perspective of both developing and developed countries. It traces the complex and multiple causes of the Great Recession, delineates the diversity in the macroeconomic and labour market consequences, and highlights the effectiveness of policy responses undertaken so far.   


economic policy employment labor market labour market macroeconomics

Editors and affiliations

  • Iyanatul Islam
    • 1
  • Sher Verick
    • 2
  1. 1.Employment Policy Department of the International Labour OfficeGenevaSwitzerland
  2. 2.Employment Analysis and Research Unit of the International Labour OfficeGenevaSwitzerland

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