Reports, briefs and factsheets on the latest labor market intelligence.
This brief outlines a framework to identify the potential sources of gendered differential outcomes of policy instruments. It also underscores areas that require corrective or consolidative measures.
This comparative study of women's employment outcomes in the Global South emphasises the need for frameworks to analyse policies that impact women's participation and gender equality.
Karnataka’s Shakti scheme, which provides free bus rides to women, aims to improve women's access to better jobs, education, and public spaces by easing mobility restrictions. JJN, in partnership with the Fiscal Policy Institute, Government of Karnataka, is conducting a baseline study to understand the initial impact of the scheme on women’s mobility and their access to employment opportunities and public spaces. This brief presents the methodology and initial findings of the baseline study conducted in September and October 2023.
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 and delves into the impact of the platform economy on women's experiences in work.
This report, part of Jal Kaushal, a research project undertaken in partnership with Arghyam, explores the jobs-tasks-skills nexus of water management in rural Maharashtra. Building on the understanding that community involvement is critical for water management, this report seeks to illuminate the nature of this involvement and the barriers that need to be overcome to ensure sustained water management and achieve water security.
This report tackles the crucial issue of how digital trends in India are unfolding and how they might impact the country’s world of work. It highlights the opportunities and challenges of these developments and the areas where policy intervention is needed to harness the potential of technology to improve labour market outcomes.
This report analyses India’s skills training ecosystem, delineating the challenges and the urgent need for deep reform. It provides recommendations for systemic change in the education-skill ecosystem that will help create a better, more inclusive, and equitable world for work for India’s youth.
The world economy is witnessing massive transformation in the way it organizes production, consumption, and trade. These changes are rooted in a confluence of multiple and mutually reinforcing innovations in technology. As firms reimagine products and processes and workers become increasingly intertwined with digital tools, the world of work is being redefined once again.
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