To what extent do culture and politics influence people’s decision to migrate? Greg Randolph shares insights from his recent field visit to Nepal.
What potential do reconstruction funds and return migration hold for job creation in Nepal? JJN research team goes on field to find out.
Srijit Ghosh The relentless downward pressure on oil prices has compelled Saudi Arabia, an oil-dependent economy that hosts and employs a large body of migrant workers, to formulate a new economic strategy in order to avert expected budget deficits. Much attention has been focused on efforts to diversify the economy and usher more native citizens […]
Trine Jørgensen This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), the world’s biggest government employment program, which guarantees 100 days of employment per household in rural India. Rising discontent in rural India and severe droughts affecting several states have recently brought the program back into the national […]