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    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
    Report
    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.
    Brief
    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.

    Perspective
    Technology 18 December 2020

    Rebuilding the World of Work: Visionary Voices on the Post-pandemic Economy: Prof. Ian Goldin

    Ian Goldin, Professor of Globalisation and Development at the University of Oxford, in conversation with Sabina Dewan on the likely length and depth of the economic crisis induced by COVID-19, and the steps that are necessary now to ensure that the economic recovery leads to more resilient economies, livelihoods, and communities.

    by Ian Goldin
    Podcast
    11 December 2020

    The Growing Precarity of Work

    In this podcast, JustJobs Network President Sabina Dewan, and ILO economist Ekkehard Ernst, argue this "new normal" isn't really new at all, and that shifting demographics and technology were upending labor markets long before the Covid-induced lockdowns.

    Report
    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
    Perspective
    Technology 2 December 2020

    Rethinking the World of Work

    Sabina Dewan, JJN President and Executive Director, writes a piece with Ekkehard Ernst, International Labour Organization, on "Rethinking the World of Work" for the International Monetary Fund's quarterly magazine "Finance & Development".

    by Sabina Dewan, Ekkehard Ernst
    Report
    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.
    Perspective
    Welfare and Rights 29 October 2020

    Prioritising Decent Work

    "Around the world, the pandemic is rendering once-safe jobs potentially unviable. What must governments do to keep the ambition of full, productive and decent employment for all alive?" JJN President and Executive Director Sabina Dewan contributes an article to the latest report by the United Nations Association - UK and Witan Media "Sustainable Development Goals. Building Back Better"

    Podcast
    Gender 28 August 2020

    Is Covid forcing women out of jobs in India?

    In this edition of WorklifeIndia, we discuss if Covid is worsening the women’s employment crisis, and what can be done to make more Indian women join the paid workforce.