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      Income and Wages 10 September 2015

      The Impacts of Minimum Wage Policy in China: Mixed Results for Women, Youth and Migrants

      The authors propose that in its application by policymakers, minimum wage policy should focus on its initial intended purpose– ensuring that workers receive remuneration at a particular threshold to provide for their basic needs. Beyond that, the minimum wage should not be used as the primary tool to accomplish other political and economic goals, such as increasing average wages or promoting social development.

      by Li Shi, Carl Lin
      Income and Wages 10 September 2015

      The Minimum Wage Debate in Decentralized Indonesia: The Power of Unions and Local Government

      This report discusses the political economy of minimum wage setting that has developed in Indonesia and seeks to examine the changing role of workers, employers, and local governments.

      by Indrasari Tjandraningsih
      Income and Wages 10 September 2015

      Beyond Minimum Wages in Corporate Codes of Conduct

      Corporate codes of conduct that only commit companies to pay minimum or market wages to their workers have proven– in most key sourcing countries– insufficient in the task of ensuring workers are fairly compensated. To do their share, global brands must commit to a higher standard than just paying minimum wages.

      by Jason Judd, Andrew Korfhage
      Income and Wages 10 September 2015

      The Misunderstood Minimum Wage: A Case Study of South Africa

      This report seeks to provide clarity on the topic of minimum wage legislation by contextualizing the debate and detailing sector-specific empirical evidence of minimum wage legislation's impact in South Africa given the country's unique historical, social and economic context.

      by Aalia Cassim et al.
      Income and Wages 10 September 2015

      Closing the Gender Wage Gap in Indian Agriculture: Recognizing women’s contributions through equal wages

      This report provides an overview of the wage differentials between men and women in India's agriculture sector and explores explanations for why female work continues to be undervalued.

      Income and Wages 10 September 2015

      Minimum Wage in Brazil: A Useful Policy Tool to Reduce Wage Inequality?

      What role did a rising minimum wage play in reducing wage inequality in Brazil in the first decade of the 21st century? Is it reasonable to expect that the policy of tying minimum wage to economic growth will continue to act as a key driver of inequality reduction in the near future?

      by Alexandre de Freitas Barbosa et al.
      Others 15 July 2015

      Emerging From Debt, Creating Jobs: Lessons From Greece

      Sovereign debt and its sustainability is becoming a widespread concern. This report maps the four likely scenarios Greece faces, but these could very well be the choices other countries face in the near future.

      by Abhijnan Rej
      Migration 24 May 2015

      Labor Migration and Inclusive Growth: Toward Creating Employment in Origin Communities

      In the world's fourth-largest country, Indonesia, the number of annual regular migrants has increased from less than 100,000 in 1990 to about 500,000 in 2013. But is the pursuit of migration as a development strategy supporting economic, social, and political empowerment in communities of origin?

      Education and Skills 7 April 2015

      Workforce Development in India

      The JustJobs Network aims to provide relevant, practical policy recommendations toward harnessing skill development as a channel for more and better jobs in India.

      Trade and Supply Chains 22 October 2014

      U.S. Free Trade Agreements and Enforcement of Labor Law in Latin America

      Robust provisions in free trade agreements can provide the appropriate incentives, oversight and capacity- building assistance to bolster a country's ability to effectively enforce its labor laws and regulations.

      by Sabina Dewan, Lucas Ronconi

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