Dr. Janine Berg is a Senior Economist and she received her Ph.D. from the New School for Social Research in New York, USA. Since 2002 she works at Inclusive Labour Markets, Labour Relations and Working Conditions Branch (INWORK) of the International Labour Organization (ILO).
She has conducted research on the economic effects of labour laws as well as provided technical assistance to ILO constituents on policies for generating jobs and improving working conditions. From 2008 to 2011, Janine worked at the ILO office in Brazil as an employment specialist. She is the author of several books and numerous articles on employment and labour market institutions. Her latest book, Labour Markets, Institutions and Inequality: Building Just Societies in the 21st Century, was published in February 2015. Janine Berg is co-author of the recently published report entitled Non-standard employment around the world: Understanding challenges, shaping prospects.