policy: Sustainable economy

How can the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) effectively contribute to the integration of those left-behind by the declining social aid and create solidarity for these vulnerable groups?
What are the consumption patterns of the growing middle classes in emerging countries? What are the environmental and social impacts of these practices? How can more sustainable consumption pathways be reached?
What are the challenges of the gig economy in terms of social dialogue and workers’ protection?
What are the complex relationships between Schistosomiasis, agricultural production, and migration in an African context?
How can livelihoods of smallholder coffee farmers in Colombia and Bolivia be improved through the scaling-up to high-quality coffee products?
When and how does increasing market power translate into regulatory power to shape the rules of international trade?
What are the effects of Social Impact Bonds on the social service programs they finance?
What are the effects of market incentives made by public financial institutions on worker organisations and social dialogue according to ILO key labour standards?
What are the causes and the consequences of labour provisions in preferential trade agreements?
To what extend do information and communicaton technologies contribute to sustainable macroeconomic development? What is the influence of foreign investment?