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      Report
      Technology 18 October 2016

      Digitalization of Industrial Jobs in Germany: Prospects for Human-Oriented Work Design

      Industry 4.0, i.e., the rise of technology in Germany’s manufacturing industry, has had challenging implications for employment and opportunities. This report draws upon expert insights to explore its impact, and proposes job design principles for adapting to the changing landscape.

      by Hartmut Hirsch-Kreinsen
      Report
      Technology 18 October 2016

      Improving Agricultural Livelihoods Through E-vouchers in Zambia: Leveraging Technology to Streamline and Strengthen Farm Subsidies

      This report examines Zambia’s agricultural subsidy programs, particularly the electronic voucher (e-voucher) system, aimed at enhancing food security and rural income. In addition, it enumerates the challenges faced, and puts forth policy recommendations for improvement.

      by Felix Mwenge, Gibson Masumbu
      Report
      Technology 18 October 2016

      On-Demand Transport Workers in Indonesia: Toward Understanding the Sharing Economy in Emerging Markets

      In collaboration with JJN,Victoria Fanggidae, Muto P. Sagala and Dwi Rahayu Ningrum, Perkumpulan Prakarsa write about the emergence of “platform” economy.

      by Victoria Fanggidae et al.
      Perspective
      Technology 15 January 2016

      How Automation Can Spur Job Creation in the Long Run

      A new working paper by researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology demonstrates that – while increased automation may cause job losses in the short run – advances in technology will lead to job-creation in the long-run.

      by Amanbir Singh
      Perspective
      Technology 4 December 2015

      Mobile and On-Demand: The Future of Social Benefits in France

      The French social welfare system is up for reform through the newly proposed Individual Activity Accounts, which aim to make social benefits universal, mobile and on-demand. If the reforms are implemented as proposed, social benefits will be used more efficiently and distributed more equitably.

      by Tanvir Malik
      Perspective
      Technology 27 May 2015

      Three Tech Start-Ups Improving Job-Matching

      Three tech companies that are changing the way job seekers "particularly young people" find employment.

      by Jit Shankar Banerjee

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