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    Modi govt didn’t address jobs crisis in the first term. India’s progress depends on it now

    India needs a National Employment Strategy with ministries made to submit to PMO annual action plans on how they will realise the goals.


    More than formalising informal jobs, we need to create productive ones

    India’s labour markets are as multifaceted as the nation itself. But the tidy binary between informality and formality posits informality as always bad with poor quality work and lack of skill with low productivity and wages

    by Sabina Dewan, Partha Mukhopadhyay
    Migration 28 November 2018

    Migration for Decent Sunset Years – Closing Labor Gaps in German Elder Care

    The blog written by Tanja Matheis, Project Manager of JJN, explores how an efficient migrant workers' program can provide decent jobs for nurses while improving the lives of the elderly in Germany.

    by Tanja Matheis
    Urbanization 28 July 2018

    Promise and Peril of Rapid Rural-Urban Migration

    The Jakarta Post published an article written by Gregory Randolph, Executive Vice President of JustJobs Network based on research on India and Indonesia.


    Only 4.75 Million Join India’s Workforce Annually, Not 12 Million As Claimed

    On average, 4.75 million people are added to the labour force in India per year, an analysis of labour bureau data over a period of four years from 2012 shows. This is less than half the 12 million that people think enter the labour force on an annual basis.

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    Income and Wages 16 November 2017

    Urban Revival for Inclusive Cities: The Cases of Detroit and Bilbao 

    Legacy cities of the Transatlantic region experienced prosperity and growth during the industrial era in North America and Europe. Globalization and technological advancement have compelled these urban areas once built on heavy manufacturing industries to reform and revitalize their economies. What will the 21st century bring for workers and economies in Transatlantic legacy cities?

    Education and Skills 19 July 2017

    How Can Advanced Economies Benefit From Germany’s Skills Training Model?

    Germany's model of dual vocational training is a key contributor to its strong economy, low youth unemployment and high competitiveness. How can other advanced economies develop and implement a similar system?

    by Knut Panknin
    Gender 22 March 2017

    Solving India’s Female Labor Force Challenge: JJN Writes for the Huffington Post

    JustJobs Network Associate Ruchika Joshi and Executive Director Sabina Dewan write for for the Huffington Post on how to resolve India's unique female labor force challenge.

    by Sabina Dewan, Ruchika Joshi
    Migration 2 March 2017

    Looking Beyond Economics to Explain Labor Migration

    To what extent do culture and politics influence people's decision to migrate? Greg Randolph shares insights from his recent field visit to Nepal.

    Technology 29 January 2017

    Transformations in Work- Looking Back, Looking Forward

    As JJN's Transformations in Work research campaign gains traction in policy circles across the globe, here are some of the highlights from the 2016 summit in Berlin.

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