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      Technology 8 May 2021

      The World in 2030: Looking Back Ten Years from Now

      This book provides well-founded insights and guidance to (self-)manage work in a globalized and digitalized knowledge economy with a perspective of the year 2030. International researchers and practitioners draw a picture of how, when, and where we will work most probably in 10 years.


      Research in the COVID-19 Context. Adaptive Methods and Ethical Considerations

      The Women, Work, and the Gig Economy research consortium - supported by the International Development Research Centre, Canada (IDRC), coordinated by JustJobs Network - has released a brief on methodological and ethical questions of how to adapt research to the conditions of the Covid-19 pandemic.

      by Mukta Naik
      Trade and Supply Chains 5 January 2021

      Just Jobs in Global Value Chains: Defining Inclusive Industrialization for ASEAN

      Over the last three decades, the world has seen a shift away from arms-length trade brokered through trade agreements between governments toward a fragmentation of production processes across nations carried out through private transactions between firms. 

      by Sabina Dewan et al.
      Trade and Supply Chains 2 January 2021

      The Philippines in the Electronics Global Value Chains

      This report provides an in-depth analysis of the Philippines’ economic evolution, particularly in the electronics sector, and offers insights into the challenges and opportunities for future growth and development in the context of globalisation and changing trade dynamics.

      8 December 2020

      Rethinking the World of Work

      The pandemic is accelerating the advancement of technology, which was already restructuring labor markets. For many, technology has enhanced efficiency and enabled remote work, but for others, it has disrupted livelihoods. The key question is this: Whose jobs will vanish and who can access the new forms of work?

      by Sabina Dewan, Ekkehard Ernst
      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.

      Economic and Social Upgrading in Global Value Chains: A Case Study of Myanmar’s Garment Sector

      This report focuses on Myanmar’s garment sector, studying firm-level economic and social upgrades to inform inclusive industrial policies.

      by Min Zar Ni Lin et al.

      Economic and Social Upgrading in Global Value Chains: A Case Study of Thailand’s Electronics Sector

      This report spotlights Thailand’s electronics sector, which has adapted to global competition with technological evolution but still relies on low-skilled labour. It highlights the gaps and challenges in the sector and highlights the changes it needs to adopt for value chain advancement.

      by Jidapa Meepien, Chongdee Chandam

      Economic and Social Upgrading in Global Value Chains: A Case Study of Vietnam’s Apparel and Electronics Sectors

      This report addresses the gap in studies on the impact of global value chains (GVCs) on both economic and social aspects, and highlights the need for Vietnamese firms to upgrade and balance economic and social considerations.

      by Nguyen Thang et al.
      Urbanization 17 February 2020

      Transforming Secondary Urban Areas for Job Creation: A Study of Uganda

      Rapid population growth and a growing youth workforce, coupled with rapid urbanization, have created a policy imperative to generate jobs on a large scale across Sub-Saharan Africa.

      by Miljan Sladoje et al.

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