Nearly two years after the devastating earthquake struck Nepal in April 2015,
the country continues to struggle with disaster relief, reconstruction and recovery. The JustJobs Network, in collaboration with the Solidarity Center, is studying how reconstruction efforts can be leveraged to create just jobs and drive the nation’s economic development.
Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation, and co-author Anna Byhovskaya – leading voices on workers’ rights - write about the pivotal role of unions in facilitating social dialogue and ensuring a fair transition toward quality jobs in the digital era.
Prakash Loungani, Chief of Development Macroeconomics at the IMF Research Department, writes about the gap in IMF's existing policy framework, with respect to concerns about technology-induced job losses in the short-run, and provides key recommendations aimed at harnessing the long-run benefits of technology adoption.