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.
Hurriyet Daily News, Turkey’s leading newspaper, featured JustJobs Network’s annual joint report, GLOBAL WAGE DEBATES: POLITICS OR ECONOMICS? and quoted JJN Executive Director Sabina Dewan.
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.