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      A Just Jobs Index for India – How Do Indian States Fare in the Creation of Good Jobs?

      A comprehensive, data-driven tool, the State-level JustJobs Index is meant to rally stakeholders around urgent action to address the nation's jobs crisis.

      by Sabina Dewan, Divya Prakash
      Technology 31 May 2019

      New Opportunities in the Platform Economy : On-Ramps to Formalization in the Global South

      The JustJobs Network team has collaborated with the Future of Work in the Global South, to examine the platform economy workers in the global South. The findings and recommendations of this paper aim to improve policymakers’ access to data on platform economy work and, second, on using that information to design integrated systems of taxation and social protection and develop appropriate legal definitions of platform services and workers.

      17 May 2019

      The Fox and the Hedgehog: Digital Platforms and Livelihood Diversification in Thailand

      Thailand has witnessed a rise in the platform economy and it has produced workers who are multifunctional and shift between jobs, occupations and sectors with relative ease.


      The Evolving Discourse on Job Quality From Normative Frameworks to Measurement Indicators: The Indian Example

      This paper highlights the evolving discourse of job quality and how it fits the Indian context.

      by Sabina Dewan, Divya Prakash
      Technology 15 December 2018

      Wired for Work: Exploring the Nexus of Technology & Jobs

      This paper is part of the Growth and Reducing Inequality Working Paper Series which is an effort to gather and disseminate a diverse range of perspectives and research on trends, drivers and policy responses relevant to developing country efforts to boost growth and reduce inequality.

      Migration 3 December 2018

      Semarang: The Front Lines of Indonesia’s Employment, Migration and Urban Challenges

      This report emphasises local economic development in Indonesia’s smaller urban centres like Kabupaten Semarang, Java and offers policy recommendations for growth.

      by Gregory Randolph, Holi Bina Wijaya
      Migration 3 November 2018

      Kupang: The Front Lines of Indonesia’s Employment, Migration and Urban Challenges

      This report highlights the evolving urbanisation trends in Indonesia, the demographic challenges the country faces, and the importance of addressing employment and economic development in small and medium-sized cities like Kupang.

      by Gregory Randolph, Pantoro Tri Kuswardono
      Migration 18 July 2018

      Migration Junctions in India and Indonesia: Reimagining Places, Reorienting Policy

      JustJobs Network, in collaboration with the Centre for Policy Research, identifies geographies in India and Indonesia that are simultaneously experiencing high levels of in- and out- migration. Beyond mapping these “migration junctions,” the authors suggest what particular policy frameworks may be needed to promote migrant well-being in these contexts.

      by Mukta Naik, Gregory Randolph
      Technology 6 December 2016

      Assessing the Social Dimension of the Digital Economy: Policy Frameworks for Quality Jobs of Tomorrow

      Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation, and co-author Anna Byhovskaya - leading voices on workers' rights - write about the pivotal role of unions in facilitating social dialogue and ensuring a fair transition toward quality jobs in the digital era.

      by Sharan Burrow, Anna Byhovskaya
      Technology 18 October 2016

      Deploying Technology to Grow Micro-Enterprises in India: Evidence From Urban Gujarat

      This report delves into the use of technology amongst micro-entrepreneurs in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, and explores its potential to transform them into larger enterprises. It emphasises the challenges faced by micro-enterprises and offers policy recommendations for fostering employment opportunities.

      by Keren Nazareth, Vishakha Pandit

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