Chapter 2. Measuring Decent Work

  1. Professor Roderick Lawrence Doctorate of Science Professor Consultant director2 and
  2. Dr Edmundo Werna member3
  1. Mariana Paredes Gil M.Sc. principal researcher

Published Online: 3 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306446.ch2

Labour Conditions for Construction: Building cities, decent work & the role of local authorities

Labour Conditions for Construction: Building cities, decent work & the role of local authorities

How to Cite

Paredes Gil, M. (2009) Measuring Decent Work, in Labour Conditions for Construction: Building cities, decent work & the role of local authorities (eds R. Lawrence and E. Werna), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306446.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Human Ecology & Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences, University of Geneva, Switzerland

  2. 3

    International Labour Organization, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. GIAN/RUIG, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 4 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405189439

Online ISBN: 9781444306446

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Keywords:

  • decent work and key components;
  • employment, social protection, workers' rights and social dialogue;
  • decent work indicator levels - macro-level, meso-level, micro-level;
  • security indicators - input, process, outcome indicators;
  • composite security index;
  • performance indicators;
  • labour force participation rate;
  • time-related under-employment rate

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Review of proposals to measure decent work

  • Indicators of the employment dimension

  • Indicators of the social security dimension

  • Indicators of the workers' rights dimension

  • Indicators of the social dialogue dimension

  • Synthesis

  • Notes