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    Technology 4 November 2019

    Challenging Digital Colonialism: How Can Governments Capture the Value of Data Labor?

    Dr. Bama Athreya, Research Fellow at the Open Society Foundations, considers what's at stake in the commoditization of data and how governments can intervene to protect their citizens' digital rights.

    by Bama Athreya
    Migration, Urbanization 22 July 2019

    Migrants Aren’t Streaming Into Cities, and What This Means for Urban India

    Gregory Randolph, Executive Vice- President of JustJobs Network co-authors an article on how migrants are part of the solution for cities, published by Hindustan Times.


    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

    Modi govt didn’t address jobs crisis in the first term. India’s progress depends on it now

    India needs a National Employment Strategy with ministries made to submit to PMO annual action plans on how they will realise the goals.

    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.


    More than formalising informal jobs, we need to create productive ones

    India’s labour markets are as multifaceted as the nation itself. But the tidy binary between informality and formality posits informality as always bad with poor quality work and lack of skill with low productivity and wages

    by Sabina Dewan, Partha Mukhopadhyay