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Balancing innovation and employment
Nov 09, 2015

Balancing innovation and employment

India is strategically investing in manufacturing and industrialisation or more accurately reversing what has been called a "premature de-industrialization". However, while precision manufacture will create value, it will not create jobs, certainly not as many as India needs.

Covid-19 and unemployment: Implications for child labour
Jul 31, 2020

Covid-19 and unemployment: Implications for child labour

Poverty is the root cause of child labour, which, despite being a priority for a succession of Indian governments, is yet to be eradicated.

EU unemployment is likely to continue
Jan 29, 2014

EU unemployment is likely to continue

The euro zone's recovery is obstructed by its own structural weaknesses. And the idea of a crisis relapse cannot be discounted as yet and the consequences of it are hard to fathom. The euro zone may also need to abandon its optimistic view.

Exploring the Passion Economy and the Unbundling of Work from Employment
Apr 27, 2022

Exploring the Passion Economy and the Unbundling of Work from Employment

Twenty-first century work has changed the way societies view education and employment—both are being delinked from the formal economy and integrated

Figures don't reveal the real picture of unemployment
Aug 09, 2012

Figures don't reveal the real picture of unemployment

President Barack Obama has to understand the Indian psyche before advising rapid economic reforms and realise that without adequate safety nets, open unemployment will be a scourge for India.

Growth, employment, healthcare: Which numbers to believe in Donald Trump's US
Dec 04, 2018

Growth, employment, healthcare: Which numbers to believe in Donald Trump's US

By some accounts, the economy is doing spectacularly well. At the same time, infrastructure has been deteriorating.

Inclusive growth and the employment challenge
Feb 28, 2018

Inclusive growth and the employment challenge

India’s strong growth in recent years has outstripped job creation and poverty remains a key challenge. In the face of the changing world of work, how can perceived economic problems become opportunities?

Increasing unemployment a major challenge
Nov 29, 2018

Increasing unemployment a major challenge

The reasons for the rise in unemployment are many.

India’s super 10: Opportunity sectors for employment growth
Nov 30, 2023

India’s super 10: Opportunity sectors for employment growth

With government initiatives and a dynamic workforce, India is well-positioned for diverse and robust employment growth

Jobs for the Poor 'the Employment Guarantee Scheme
Jan 11, 2005

Jobs for the Poor 'the Employment Guarantee Scheme

In industrial countries , with several times higher per capita incomes than India, an 'unemployment benefit' or dole is given to unemployed citizens. In India, the unemployed are supposed to fall back on their own means for survival. The Employment Guarantee Scheme Act that has been introduced in the Parliament recently is meant to address the basic human need for a job ( though it may be only for 100 days).

Nitaqat Law: Will it solve Saudi Arabia's unemployment problems?
Jul 08, 2013

Nitaqat Law: Will it solve Saudi Arabia's unemployment problems?

Saudi Arabia's Nitaqat system has achieved some early success. It has been able to generate jobs for the Saudi population. But its long term success is open to question. It remains to be seen whether 'Saudization' will be successfully implemented long term through quotas and threats of punishment.

Pandemic-induced unemployment in India: Criminal activities on the rise
Mar 23, 2021

Pandemic-induced unemployment in India: Criminal activities on the rise

Multinational and multisectoral cooperation is needed to tackle the risk of misappropriation of  COVID-19 funds, preventing the opportunities for org

Quest for new India - Tackling the double whammy of India's slowdown and unemployment on a mission mode
Jun 10, 2019

Quest for new India - Tackling the double whammy of India's slowdown and unemployment on a mission mode

India needs an effective policy package to reverse its economic slowdown and also tackle the growing unemployment rates.

Seminar on Employment and Growth
Aug 17, 2004

Seminar on Employment and Growth

Appropriately designed strategies could promote growth with employment, Mr AB Bardhan, General Secretary of the Communist Party of India, said, while speaking at a seminar on "Employment and Growth",

Structural transformation driving services-led employment generation in India
May 01, 2024

Structural transformation driving services-led employment generation in India

India needs to recalibrate its strategies and adopt a holistic approach that bridges the gap between traditional sectors like manufacturing and emergi

Tackling India’s unemployment problem: Services, skills, and symmetry
Apr 15, 2024

Tackling India’s unemployment problem: Services, skills, and symmetry

The Indian service sector necessitates the implementation of specific policies to guarantee the adoption of technology and upskilling to secure growth

The need of the hour: Gender-inclusive Urban Employment Guarantee Scheme
May 31, 2022

The need of the hour: Gender-inclusive Urban Employment Guarantee Scheme

With the onset of the pandemic, the urban informal workforce in India has been hit hard by the ongoing livelihood crisis, especially women. This call

Unemployment remains the biggest challenge for Nepal
Dec 18, 2020

Unemployment remains the biggest challenge for Nepal

Before it is too late, it is necessary on the part of the federal, provincial and local governments to provide easy loans and grants to entrepreneurs,

Unemployment: China's Internal Stability Concerns
Jun 06, 2015

Unemployment: China's Internal Stability Concerns

China has built up capacity to control unrest in the form of the ever increasing budget for maintaining domestic stability, but the state cannot forever use the tool of coercion to control unrest in the face of ever increasing unemployment.

Why govt should focus on women’s employment
Oct 23, 2017

Why govt should focus on women’s employment

Half of India’s population is women, and according to a World Bank report, India could achieve double digit growth if women were participating more

Women: Education, employment, empowerment
Jan 03, 2023

Women: Education, employment, empowerment

As the gap between women’s education and women’s employment continues to widen, the question arises if women are truly being empowered

Youth unemployment, a cause for concern
Apr 25, 2017

Youth unemployment, a cause for concern

Will our demographic dividend be utilised or will it become a liability in the future?

2023 मध्ये भारतीय अर्थव्यवस्था
Jan 18, 2024

2023 मध्ये भारतीय अर्थव्यवस्था

2024 मध्ये जैविक, जबाबदार वाढ सुनिश्चित करण्यासाठी भारताला

24×7 cities: Recommendations for an India playbook
May 12, 2023

24×7 cities: Recommendations for an India playbook

In 2016, the Indian government cleared the Model Shops and Establishments (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Services) Act, allowing retail establishments to remain open throughout the day and night. Proponents say that when fully implemented, the act will drive nighttime economy and, in turn, increase cities’ incomes. In the past few years, certain states have begun implementing such concept of “24×7 cities”, including Mumbai, Ah

A New Social Contract for the Digital Age
Dec 19, 2018

A New Social Contract for the Digital Age

A new social contract between citizens, consumers, employees, the state, and enterprise is needed to delineate a new understanding around rights, responsibilities and entitlements. Digital  transformations  are  rapidly  altering  the  nature  of  work,  models  of employment,    contracts,    regulations    and    protections.    Increasingly,    the responsibilities  of the state are becoming the obligations  of,�

Analysing Nepal’s economic crisis
Feb 06, 2023

Analysing Nepal’s economic crisis

The measures adopted by the Nepalese government are not enough to bring the ailing economy back on track

Are combat roles for women suitable in Army and Navy?
Nov 06, 2015

Are combat roles for women suitable in Army and Navy?

Allowing women in combat roles in the Air Force is very different from such deployments in Navy or Army. This is mainly because, while the Air Force can ensure their selective employment on tasks within our borders, the same does not hold true for naval ships or more so for the Army.

Assessing Bhutan’s migration trends and policies
Mar 31, 2023

Assessing Bhutan’s migration trends and policies

The Bhutanese government has brought about reforms to upskill the youth, bridge the demand-supply mismatch in the job market and prevent further brain

Asymmetric development geometries and SDGs
Aug 12, 2022

Asymmetric development geometries and SDGs

The global shortages in resources have had skewed effects on the developed and the developing world, with the latter finding it more challenging to

Australia seeks skilled manpower from India
Jul 22, 2009

Australia seeks skilled manpower from India

Australia would be holding a skills Expo in India next year which would inform prospective migrants about the employment and lifestyle opportunities available in Australia

Beyond Cyber Fires and Ukraine: PLASSF Impact on a Sino-Indian Conventional War
Sep 01, 2023

Beyond Cyber Fires and Ukraine: PLASSF Impact on a Sino-Indian Conventional War

The ongoing Russia-Ukraine war has served as a laboratory test to assess the effectiveness of Cyber Warfare (CW) capabilities. It would be misleading, however, to extrapolate sweeping conclusions from this conflict about the relative ineffectiveness of CW. Rather, diligence should be exercised by Indian strategic and military planners in assessing the CW capabilities of the People’s Liberation Army Strategic Support Force (PLASSF) and enhancing

Big, wealthy industry is good
Jan 29, 2019

Big, wealthy industry is good

It is fashionable to deride big industry and be derisive of big industrialists, casting them as carpetbaggers and robber barons who amass and accumula

Break down the barriers to trade in South Asia
Mar 14, 2014

Break down the barriers to trade in South Asia

Enabling greater free trade and removing NTBs should be undertaken with the goal of not just regional integration and growth but also development of communities, employment and poverty alleviation across South Asia.

Bridging the digital divide: Skills for the new age
Apr 05, 2017

Bridging the digital divide: Skills for the new age

The digital divide is a manifestation of exclusion, poverty and inequality and continues to be exacerbated due to the effects of unemployment, poorly functioning digital skilling programmes and socio-cultural norms in some economies, depriving women equal access to digital services. Digital skills provide the poor a catalyst to break out of the cycle of poverty and empower themselves. A three-pronged digital skills strategy is required for develo

Bridging the global gender chasm in 2024: Need for more steam?
Feb 03, 2024

Bridging the global gender chasm in 2024: Need for more steam?

Due to unprecedented global crises, progress in bridging the gender divide has stagnated