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    Others 3 February 2017

    Finding the Right Pieces to the Jobs Puzzle in Nepal

    What potential do reconstruction funds and return migration hold for job creation in Nepal? JJN research team goes on field to find out.

    by Prachi Agarwal, Ruchika Joshi

    The ‘Economics’ of TTIP

    The JustJobs team brings to you important insights on the economic implications of TTIP.

    Urbanization 7 June 2016

    What Will “Saudization” Mean for Foreign Workers in the Kingdom?

    Much attention has been focused on efforts to diversify the economy and usher more native citizens into the employed workforce. But what implications does Saudi Arabia’s new direction have for the 10.1 million foreign workers residing there?

    by Srijit Ghosh
    Welfare and Rights 4 May 2016

    The World’s Largest Employment Program: 10 Years On

    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.

    by Trine Jørgensen
    Gender 29 April 2016

    The Hidden Roots of the Gender Pay Gap

    The pay gap between men and women has been a regularly discussed issue for a number of years, including in the current U.S. presidential election. While in most countries the gap has been narrowing over the time, recent research shows that as a greater number of women enter a profession, the prestige and income for […]

    by Amanbir Singh
    Welfare and Rights 8 March 2016

    Will India’s New Maternity Leave Law Arrest the Decline in Women’s Workforce Participation?

    The Government of India recently amended the Maternity Benefit Act to increase maternity leave from the current 12 weeks to 26 weeks for women working in the private sector. Will this new measure help to arrest the declining rates of women in the workforce?

    by Dhruv Jain
    Others 3 March 2016

    What Does India’s 2016 Budget Mean for Jobs?

    As the Indian government released its 2016 budget earlier this week, a key question is whether it does enough to address one of the biggest challenges confronting the Indian economy: job creation. Here are some reactions from the JustJobs Network team on India's 2016 budget.

    Technology 15 January 2016

    How Automation Can Spur Job Creation in the Long Run

    A new working paper by researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology demonstrates that – while increased automation may cause job losses in the short run – advances in technology will lead to job-creation in the long-run.

    by Amanbir Singh
    Technology 4 December 2015

    Mobile and On-Demand: The Future of Social Benefits in France

    The French social welfare system is up for reform through the newly proposed Individual Activity Accounts, which aim to make social benefits universal, mobile and on-demand. If the reforms are implemented as proposed, social benefits will be used more efficiently and distributed more equitably.

    by Tanvir Malik

    How to Extract Online Data for Research

    While a fair bit of data is actually available online, it's not in a machine readable format. The data is either in a .pdf file or inside tables on multiple web pages. Data available in these formats is difficult to analyze as it usually cannot be read by any statistical software.

    by Amanbir Singh

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