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Green policies and jobs: A double dividend? (chapter from the World of Work Report 2009)

— sector: Energy efficiency
— theme: Skills and employability, Labor standards, Social dialogue
— country: Global
— type: Reports

Taken from the ILO World of Work Report 2009: The Global Jobs Crisis and Beyond, this chapter analyzes the challenges and opportunities of moving to a greener economy. The first section attempts to quantify the employment challenge arising from the urgency to curb CO2 emissions. Section 2 evaluates the employment impact of different green policy options, making use of a novel analytical tool developed for the purpose of this chapter. The third section concludes and offers further directions for research in this area.

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