The JustJobs Network is an applied research organization finding evidence-based solutions to one of the most pressing challenges of our time: How to promote better work in a rapidly changing 21st – century economy?
We produce research on good job creation and workforce development, focusing our work on the critical knowledge gaps in the employment landscape.
This signature volume of essays, part of a regular series curated and edited by the JustJobs Network, seeks to provide varying perspectives on the opportunities and challenges that technology, particularly digital platforms, pose for women’s work delves into the impact of the platform economy on women’s experiences in work.
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Income and Wages
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Education and Skills
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We work at global, regional, national and subnational levels, forging partnerships across sectors and borders, from governments to grassroots.
Our work spans 6 continents.
There is a widening chasm between education, training, and employment in India. At the same time that India’s youth population relative to its smaller dependent population offers the prospect of driving productivity, it also poses a formidable challenge. Providing quality education, training, and employment to this heterogenous youth cohort of 363 million is a demanding task – one that we have been failing at.
Doubling the number of apprentices from 500,000 to 1,000,000 per year, and setting an initial target of 10 million apprentices in ten years, is not just a desirable goal, but an achievable one.
The idea of a basic income is part of the mainstream again. Unsurprisingly, given its scattered lineage, proponents make different arguments from diverse ideological vantage points. Broadly speaking, proponents on the left see it as an antidote to poverty and inequality.
The idea of a basic income is part of the mainstream again. Unsurprisingly, given its scattered lineage, proponents make different arguments from diverse ideological vantage points. Broadly speaking, proponents on the left see it as an antidote to poverty and inequality.Show more