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    Welfare and Rights 8 May 2017

    Will Fixing Labor Regulations Help Solve India’s Employment Woes?

    The renewed economic debate that loosening and simplifying India's labor laws will address its employment problems seems to overlook the quality dimension of jobs.

    by Irfan Sofi

    Global Value Chain Governance: A New Opportunity for Creating Just Jobs?

    As global value chains undergo structural changes in the 21st century, a major challenge facing both firms and policymakers is the effect of supply chain governance on employment and working conditions.

    by Tanja Matheis
    Education and Skills 10 March 2017

    Skill Development in a Digital World

    As digitalization rapidly transforms how work is organized and performed, what are the key challenges of skill development facing workers?

    Technology 20 February 2017

    On-Demand Economy: Does Context Matter?

    From governments to businesses to workers, the on-demand economy has everyone puzzled. But does it impact developing and developed countries differently?

    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

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