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      Technology 25 November 2020

      Policy Options for Regulating Platform Work

      As the nature of work changes and more individuals derive an income from platform work, existing labour and social protection regulations are no longer fit for purpose. JJN and the Centre for Financial Regulation and Inclusion (Cenfri), with support from the German Development Corporation GIZ, conducted an initial scoping study that sheds light on employment, working conditions and labour and policy regimes for platform workers.

      by Hennie Bester et al.
      Technology 31 May 2019

      New Opportunities in the Platform Economy : On-Ramps to Formalization in the Global South

      The JustJobs Network team has collaborated with the Future of Work in the Global South, to examine the platform economy workers in the global South. The findings and recommendations of this paper aim to improve policymakers’ access to data on platform economy work and, second, on using that information to design integrated systems of taxation and social protection and develop appropriate legal definitions of platform services and workers.


      The Evolving Discourse on Job Quality From Normative Frameworks to Measurement Indicators: The Indian Example

      This paper highlights the evolving discourse of job quality and how it fits the Indian context.

      by Sabina Dewan, Divya Prakash
      Migration 18 July 2018

      Migration Junctions in India and Indonesia: Reimagining Places, Reorienting Policy

      JustJobs Network, in collaboration with the Centre for Policy Research, identifies geographies in India and Indonesia that are simultaneously experiencing high levels of in- and out- migration. Beyond mapping these “migration junctions,” the authors suggest what particular policy frameworks may be needed to promote migrant well-being in these contexts.

      by Mukta Naik, Gregory Randolph
      Urbanization 29 April 2016

      The Role of Small Cities in Shaping Youth Employment Outcomes in India and Indonesia

      This research project explores the role of small cities in shaping the employment outcomes of migrant youth – specifically women and those from non-metropolitan backgrounds.

      by Mukta Naik, Gregory Randolph

      The Changing Climate of Livelihoods: Case Studies From Bangladesh, India and Indonesia

      Managing the negative effects of climate change on employment, potential of mitigation, and adaptation on the other, requires action of multiple stakeholders including governments, the private sector and trade unions.

      by Kurt Klien

      Harnessing India’s Potential Through Renewables and Jobs

      Flagging economic growth in recent years coupled with joblessness and underemployment has created the dual imperative of generating more employment and enhancing productivity. Renewables hold the potential to help address both these aims.

      Education and Skills 30 September 2014

      Newly Trained Youth in India

      A community-based organization, Saath, has developed a program to give young people a supportive network and the soft skills they need to manage their transition from the informal sector to a new, formal sector job.

      by Keren Nazareth, Irbaaz Sheikh
      Technology 29 January 2021

      The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Implications for Asian Development Cooperation

      In her chapter on the potential of ASEAN's digital transformation, JJN President and Executive Director Sabina Dewan explores employment impacts of the region's major digital trends and how regional cooperation is critical to leverage economic advantages.

      Education and Skills 18 August 2016

      Supplying Skills for Jobs: A State-Level Analysis of Training Across India

      The report proposes a strategy for skill development that would more effectively allocate funds across states.

      by Atisha Kumar

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