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    Technology 4 November 2019

    Challenging Digital Colonialism: How Can Governments Capture the Value of Data Labor?

    Dr. Bama Athreya, Research Fellow at the Open Society Foundations, considers what's at stake in the commoditization of data and how governments can intervene to protect their citizens' digital rights.

    by Bama Athreya
    Perspective
    Migration, Urbanization 22 July 2019

    Migrants Aren’t Streaming Into Cities, and What This Means for Urban India

    Gregory Randolph, Executive Vice- President of JustJobs Network co-authors an article on how migrants are part of the solution for cities, published by Hindustan Times.

    Perspective

    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.

    Perspective

    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
    Perspective
    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
    Perspective
    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.

    Perspective

    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.

    Data story
    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?

    Perspective
    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
    Perspective
    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

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