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    Perspective

    Obama Won’t Be Able to Repeat His China Climate Change Deal in India. Here’s the Next Best Thing.

    Prime Minister Modi and President Obama should use this visit to chalk out a more concrete plan for cooperation to expand India's renewables sector. For India, a country yearning to spark a new wave of pro-poor growth, a successful strategy relies on linking climate change action with economic expansion and job creation.

    by Michael Shank, Sabina Dewan
    Perspective
    Others 5 January 2015

    The Impetus for Broader Reform

    Despite its inadequacies, the multilateral trading system is indispensable in ensuring a fair competitive playing field. It is an enforcer of existing rules, but the existing rules need reform. TPP can help.

    Perspective
    Trade and Supply Chains 7 October 2014

    The African Growth and Opportunity Act: Growth Without Opportunity?

    Promoting just jobs and economic mobility in Africa helps President Obama fulfill the promise he made last year. It also creates new opportunities for investment and new markets for American products and services in a region of almost a billion people.

    Perspective
    Education and Skills 20 September 2014

    Youth Skills and Aspirations in India

    India needs livelihood- and skills-building programs that will help young people realize both their aspirations and the need for a more skilled workforce.

    by Keren Nazareth
    Perspective
    Welfare and Rights 1 July 2014

    What Are Just Jobs?

    By helping to raise living standards, "Just Jobs" act as a vehicle for inclusive economic growth. Just jobs provide people with appropriate compensation, healthcare, pensions, labor rights and opportunities for economic mobility.

    by John Podesta, Sabina Dewan
    Perspective
    Others 19 May 2014

    Making Good on the Modi Mandate

    India's new prime minister needs to focus on policies that create inclusive economic growth.

    Perspective
    Welfare and Rights 29 January 2014

    Mr. President: To Reduce Inequality, Good Job Creation Is a Must

    The United States must put policymaking and legislative muscle behind good job creation. As the president himself noted in the State of the Union address, "The cold, hard fact is that even in the midst of recovery, too many Americans are working more than ever just to get by; let alone to get ahead. And too many still aren't working at all."

    Perspective
    Trade and Supply Chains 11 December 2013

    Gap Can Build on Its Sikh Ad by Protecting Bangladeshi Workers

    A fashion industry committed to diversity and inclusion stands on hollow ground if the products it markets are founded in economic exclusion.

    Perspective
    Others 31 October 2013

    Creating Just Jobs Around the World

    Countries need to make quality employment the cornerstone of their economic growth strategies.

    by Michael Shank, Sabina Dewan
    Perspective

    American Labor’s New Agenda: A Movement for Global Shared Prosperity

    The destiny of the American labor movement depends on awakening within its ranks a belief in shared prosperity beyond U.S. borders.

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