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16 May 2014
Moustapha Kamal Gueye
Moustapha Kamal Gueye, Policy Specialist on Green Jobs at the International Labour Organisation, explores the emerging evidence that green economies create jobs.
October 2014
Ecological Economics (Elsevier)

The paper studies two empirical correlations: one between economic growth and environmental impacts, and the other between the lack of economic growth and unemployment.

February 2019
International Labour Organization (ILO)

This report provides an overview of global and regional trends in employment, unemployment, labour force participation, productivity, as well as employment status, informal employment and working poverty.

February 2010
Urban Policy and Research (Routledge)

The social goals of reducing unemployment and enabling ecologically sustainable development are more likely to be achieved if the spatial dimensions of economic policy are made explicit.

April 2012
International Labour Organization (ILO)

Sustainable construction provides opportunities to address and alleviate several challenges and needs currently experienced in Gaza, including the increasing housing demand, limited availability of construction materials, insufficient energy and water provision, inadequate sanitation, as well as

November 2011
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Using a computable general equilibrium, this paper quantifies the GDP and employment effects of an illustrative greenhouse gas emissions reduction policy.

June 2015

Unemployment is a major challenge for Europe. The crisis has led to budget cuts and it has made the socio-economic integration of people who have low educational attainment, low skills, a history of longterm unemployment and who are vulnerable even more difficult.

November 2013
Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP), University of Leeds, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics and Political Science

Through this paper, the author builds an equilibrium search and matching model of an economy with an informal sector and rural-urban migration to analyze the effects of budget-neutral green tax policy (raising pollution taxes, while cutting payroll taxes) on the labour market.

November 2013
South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

The notion of green economies seems to have gained momentum in both developed and developing countries. For South Africa, the transition to a green economy presents a mix of challenges and opportunities.


Africa’s best-performing economy continues to reinvent itself. The 2,040-square kilometres island of Mauritius has come a long way from relying exclusively on sugar cane.