Serrano, Melisa R. & Viajar, Verna Dinah Q. (2022). Transformative Strategies Towards Gender Equality in Trade Unions. Kathmandu: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Nepal Office Gender Justice Hub Asia.

Serrano, Melisa R. & Castillo, Rolly Czar Joseph (2021). Economic & Social Rights in Philippines Monitor 2021. Brussels: Solidar.

Certeza, Ramon A., Serrano, Melisa R. & Viajar, Verna Dinah Q. (2022). Chapter 16. Solidarity on multiple scales: repression in the Philippines. In Calire Cerruti (ed.) Labour Organising under Authoritarian Regimes. Baden-Baden Germany: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, pp. 103-112.;

Serrano, Melisa R. (2021). Labour’s Position Paper on the UN Socioeconomic and Peacebuilding Framework for COVID-19 Recovery in the Philippines (2020-2023). Makati City: International Labour Organization Philippine Country Office.

Serrano, Melisa R. (2020). Growing Smart Partnership: The AEON Labor Management Initiative. Singapore: UNI Global Union Asia & Pacific.

Serrano, Melisa R. & Pupos, Vera Eillen V. (2019). The Belt and Road Initiative in Asia –Mapping Trade Union Context and Possibilities to Organise. Geneva: Building and Wood Workers’ International

Serrano, Melisa R. & Nuon, Veasna. (2018). Unions and Development in Cambodia. Singapore: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Office for Regional Cooperation in Asia. Available at

Serrano, Melisa R. (Ed.). (2017). The informal economy in the Philippines: Perspectives, challenges and strategies on transition to formality. Pasig City, Metro Manila: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

Ofreneo, Rene E.; Glipo, Arze; Mendoza, Ted; & Serrano, Melisa R.  (2016). Rebuilding a Damaged Agricultural Sector. Quezon City: Integrated Rural Development Foundation.

Serrano, Melisa R. & Certeza, Ramon A. (2014). Gender, Unions and Collective Bargaining in the Philippines: Issues and Critical Factors. In Akua O. Britwum and Sue Ledwidth (Eds.), Visibility and Voice for Union Women: Country case studies from Global Labour University researchers. Munchen, Mehring: Rainer Hampp Verlag, pp. 55-94.

Serrano, Melisa R. (Ed.). (2014). Between flexibility and security: The rise of non-standard employment in selected ASEAN countries. Jakarta: ASEAN Service Employees Trade Union Council.

Serrano, Melisa R. & Xhafa, Edlira (Eds.). (2012). The Pursuit of Alternatives: Stories of Peoples’ Economic and Political Struggles around the World. Mehring and Munchen, Germany: Rainer Hampp Verlag.

Serrano, Melisa R.; Xhafa, Edlira; & Fichter, Michael (Eds.). (2011). Trade Unions and the Global Crisis: Labour’s visions, strategies and responses. Geneva: International Labour Organization.—dgreports/—dcomm/—publ/documents/publication/wcms_163855.pdf

Serrano, Melisa R. & Xhafa, Edlira. (2011). Beyond the capitalist logic: Theoretical debates and social experiences. In Melisa R Serrano, Edlira Xhafa and Michel Fichter (Eds.), Trade Unions and the Global Crisis: Labour’s visions, strategies and responses. Geneva: International Labour Organization, pp. 19-34.—dgreports/—dcomm/—publ/documents/publication/wcms_163855.pdf

Nuon, Veasna & Serrano, Melisa R. (2010). Building Unions in Cambodia: History, Challenges, Strategies. Singapore: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Asia Pacific Regional Office. Available at:

Ofreneo, Rene E.; Portus, Lourdes M.; & Serrano, Melisa R. (Eds.). (2009) Building Social ASEAN: Towards a Caring and Sharing Community. Quezon City: Academe-Civil Society Network of Southeast Asia, Inc.