JustJobs Network Research Associate Jit Shankar Banerjee recently published an op-ed in the Myanmar Times proposing key reforms to the incoming government to increase productivity, while ensuring a high minimum wage floor and social protections such as healthcare and pensions.
Reuters featured JustJobs Network’s report LABOR MIGRATION AND INCLUSIVE GROWTH: TOWARD CREATING EMPLOYMENT IN ORIGIN COMMUNITIES and quoted Deputy Director Greg Randolph on how transnational migration affects development outcomes and social and economic rights in communities of origin.
The article quotes JJN Economist Abhijnan Rej, who asserts that the Greek crisis reveals “the urgent need for a de-coupling between the real sector—responsible for growth-enhancing investments in employment, infrastructure and social protection, among other things—and the financial sector, which is fueled by large-scale speculation.
A new JJN report that examines employment impact of debt crises has been featured by Kathimerini, the largest daily newspaper in Greece. This post is a translation of the original article by Katerina Sokos.