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Labor Market Institutions and the Future of Work: Good Jobs for All?
Work and employment around the globe change continuously, but there are potentially more rapid and fundamental transformations ahead as new technologies can have major impact on what jobs will exist i...
Werner Eichhorst on  Apr 27, 2017
Policies to Expand Digital Skills for the Machine Age
A new technological epoch is underway – the so-called Machine Age – reflecting advances in artificial intelligence, digitalisation and Big Data. Some commentators have claimed that this epoch is diffe...
John P. Martin on  Apr 27, 2017
Can Conditional Transfers Eradicate Child Marriage?
Conditional cash transfers are increasingly being used by policymakers as a strategy to postpone the marriage of adolescent girls in developing countries. While this approach has met with success in t...
Sajeda Amin, M Niaz Asadullah, Sara Hossain on  Apr 27, 2017
Promoting Youth Employment Through Activation Strategies
This paper reviews the issues, theory, actual policies and empirical evidence pertaining to activation strategies related to young individuals. The remainder of the paper is organised as follows: Sect...
Werner Eichhorst, Ulf Rinne on  Apr 27, 2017
Towards a Better Future for Women and Work: Voices of Women and Men
Decent work, the core mandate of the ILO, is defined as productive work for women and men in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity.Decent work involves opportunities for work that:...
International Labour Organization [ILO] on  Apr 17, 2017
Security Cooperation in South Asia
South Asia continues to be one of the most important crisis regions in the 21st century. It is characterized by an interlocking web of old and new security risks. There are unresolved territorial disp...
Christian Wagner on  Apr 17, 2017
The Puzzle of Indian Urbanisation
This paper uses simultaneous equations error component three-stage least squares (EC3SLS) panel data technique to find out both the direct as well as the indirect impact of trade, industrial dissimi...
Pronab Sen on  Apr 17, 2017
Smart Cities Movement in BRICS
BRICS nations are today cooperating on numerous matters of mutual concern. The cooperation is the result of years of deliberation, hard work and commitment. Since the formation of the grouping in the...
Rumi Aijaz on  Apr 14, 2017
Space India 2.0 Commerce, Policy, Security and Governance Perspectives
This book addresses many of these prevalent policy issues and suggests measures to address them from the varied perspectives of space commerce, space policy, space security, global governance, and in...
Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan on  Apr 14, 2017
Women at Work
Throughout their working lives, women continue to face significant obstacles in gaining access to decent work. Only marginal improvements have been achieved since the Fourth World Conference on Women...
International Labour Organization [ILO] on  Apr 14, 2017
World Employment Social Outlook
Over the past two decades, significant progress has been made in reducing poverty in the majority of countries. In emerging and developing countries, taken as a whole, it is estimated that nearly 2 bi...
International Labour Organization [ILO] on  Apr 14, 2017
Global Wage Report 2016/17: Wage Inequality in the Workplace
This new ILO Global Wage Report – the fifth in a series that now spans over a decade – contributes to this agenda by making comparative data and information on recent wage trends available to governme...
International Labour Organization [ILO] on  Apr 14, 2017
Goods and Services Tax in India: An Opportunities and Challenges
Value added tax was first introduced by Maurice Laure, a French economist, in 1954. The tax was designed such that the burden is borne by the final consumer. Since VAT can be applied on goods as well...
Ankit D. Patel, Rajesh R. Desai on  Apr 13, 2017
Impact of Goods and Service Tax (GST) on Indian Economy
GST also known as the Goods and Services Tax is defined as the giant indirect tax structure designed to support and enhance the economic growth of a country. More than 150 countries have implemented G...
Shefali Dani on  Apr 13, 2017
An Interview with Anand Patwardhan
For over 40 years Anand Patwardhan’s documentary films have stood for freedom of expression. He faced censorship on numerous occasions, took the government to court, and won each time. Anand is not ju...
Vidya Bhushan Rawat on  Apr 10, 2017
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