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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.

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.

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.

Increasing unemployment a major challenge
Nov 29, 2018

Increasing unemployment a major challenge

The reasons for the rise in unemployment are many.

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.

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

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

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

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

Budget 2022: Capturing the prospects for today’s youth
Feb 02, 2022

Budget 2022: Capturing the prospects for today’s youth

The current unemployment and high educational inequity levels continue to weigh heavy on the country’s youth

Canada’s pandemic management and economic recovery
Mar 11, 2021

Canada’s pandemic management and economic recovery

Canada holds the dubious distinction of having the worst deficit, the worst unemployment and the worst vaccination rates in the G7.

Challenges faced by the global South in achieving SDGs
Aug 24, 2022

Challenges faced by the global South in achieving SDGs

Going forward, the collaboration between developed and developing countries toward achieving SDGs is essential.

COVID-19 and its gendered impact
Dec 23, 2020

COVID-19 and its gendered impact

Any unemployment support must include women who form a large proportion of the workforce in the informal sector.

COVID-19 Compounds Global Challenges to Food Security
Aug 04, 2021

COVID-19 Compounds Global Challenges to Food Security

Across the globe, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive impact on food and nutrition security. Efforts to meet Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2 on Zero Hunger have been stalled, and it is estimated that an additional 137 million people faced acute food insecurity as 2020 ended. The reasons are many: interrupted food supply chains, high levels of unemployment, loss of incomes, and rising food cost. Climate change and the resultant extreme we

COVID-19: The lofty economic recovery for Latin America
Jan 27, 2021

COVID-19: The lofty economic recovery for Latin America

The sudden fall in commodity prices, export volumes, FDI redirection, and growing unemployment strongly disturbs Latin American economies.

Creating jobs for the youth
Feb 15, 2019

Creating jobs for the youth

The public sector is a big employer of youth, but its share as a job provider has been shrinking despite the fact that government jobs are the preferr

Debt ad Infinitum: Pakistan’s Macroeconomic Catastrophe
May 31, 2023

Debt ad Infinitum: Pakistan’s Macroeconomic Catastrophe

This paper dissects the causes behind Pakistan’s ongoing economic crisis. The causes include dwindling forex reserves, the phenomenon of ‘galloping inflation’, a falling Pakistani Rupee, uncompetitive and undiversified export basket, burgeoning external debt, lack of fiscal prudence, debt distress, and a worsening business environment—all cascading to a balance of payment crisis. While austerity measures, appeals for loan rollover to debt

Deepening economic crisis in Nepal
Jan 23, 2024

Deepening economic crisis in Nepal

Despite the growing political instability in Nepal, the government needs to take bold steps to revamp the economy

Development for All: Social security and the G20
Dec 06, 2022

Development for All: Social security and the G20

Devising sustainable models of social security systems and expanding their coverage should be an imperative agenda for the G20

Downturn demystified: Decoding the slowdown in the Indian economy
Sep 04, 2019

Downturn demystified: Decoding the slowdown in the Indian economy

Even though the government seems to be addressing concerns ailing the economy, the slowdown seems to be deeper than what the numbers suggest.

Educated unemployed women
Mar 08, 2019

Educated unemployed women

In India, more educated women are unemployed than before as the push factors for them to go out and work is missing.

Encashing India’s demographic dividend
Jul 11, 2022

Encashing India’s demographic dividend

India must commit on this World Population Day to do more to tackle the widespread malnourishment and unemployment prevalent amongst Indian youth.

Flight of foreign portfolio investments: Perilous to government plans
Sep 10, 2019

Flight of foreign portfolio investments: Perilous to government plans

Despite recent waivers, continuing the withdrawal of FPIs from the Indian economy highlights the perils of an uninsulated capital market in India.

Gaps in social protection: The US is failing to make needed investments in people
Mar 16, 2022

Gaps in social protection: The US is failing to make needed investments in people

It is high time to dispel the notion that social assistance breeds welfare dependency, as evidence suggests otherwise.

Historic support to PM Prachanda in the Parliament: Will he give a new direction to Nepal?
Jan 16, 2023

Historic support to PM Prachanda in the Parliament: Will he give a new direction to Nepal?

A period of instability continues to loom large over Nepal as, despite the overwhelming support garnered by PM Prachanda, it won’t translate into re

Human trafficking across the BBIN subregional borders: Awaiting a concrete framework
Jul 30, 2022

Human trafficking across the BBIN subregional borders: Awaiting a concrete framework

Better border management and regulations need to be set in place by the BBIN member states to curb human trafficking in this region.

India needs a haircut
Apr 24, 2020

India needs a haircut

COVID-19 is the flash point which can tip us over the edge. But it was always touch and go. India needs a reset towards resilience.

India needs to fight recession the way China is doing
Apr 19, 2020

India needs to fight recession the way China is doing

While China may escape recession or experience it in a mild form — India is likely to experience it more harshly.

Indian economy: 2023 wrapped
Jan 02, 2024

Indian economy: 2023 wrapped

To ensure organic, responsible growth in 2024, India will have to implement a policy structure which is unique to a developing nation in the current g

Joblessness: A bomb ticking away in rural India
Feb 28, 2011

Joblessness: A bomb ticking away in rural India

The unemployment rate is now around 10.1 per cent in the rural areas and 9.4 per cent across the nation. This means that around 40 to 50 million youth are without jobs. Unless they are given proper training, and higher education, they will not be fit to join the service sector or the manufacturing sector.

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).

Labor markets during pandemics
Jul 03, 2020

Labor markets during pandemics

A new specter is haunting the world – the specter of unemployment.

Massive outflow of youth from Nepal: A security issue in the making
Aug 03, 2023

Massive outflow of youth from Nepal: A security issue in the making

The exodus of youth from Nepal to foreign countries in search of better opportunities is impacting regional and international security as many are rep

Minding the labour market gaps: Fiscal measures and beyond
Oct 30, 2020

Minding the labour market gaps: Fiscal measures and beyond

Governments need to use expansionary fiscal policies to diminish the huge loss in consumption demand due to the sharp rise in global unemployment.

Need for social safety net for jobless and sick
Oct 04, 2013

Need for social safety net for jobless and sick

Even if GDP growth rises in India, there will be growing inequalities unless there are strong policies aimed at the uplift of the vulnerable sections and the rich are taxed in an efficient and judicious manner. There should be some insurance against unemployment and sickness which will enable low income families to live with dignity.

ORF recommends $1 billion SAARC Fund
Jan 22, 2004

ORF recommends $1 billion SAARC Fund

The SAARC should plan a billion dollar Infrastructure Fund for developing water and energy projects in areas with high unemployment and poverty rates, a ORF Policy Brief issued on the eve of Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee¿s visit to Islamabad to attend the 12th SAARC Conference.

Rapidly increasing protests in rising China
Aug 23, 2011

Rapidly increasing protests in rising China

As China surges ahead economically, there have been a ten-fold increase in the civil unrests (from 1993 to 2005) which in China is described as "mass incidents". Such incidents hinge on the issues of unemployment, pensions, wages, corruption, tax collection problems, misuse of funds, etc.

Regional multilateral consultations on Afghanistan
Feb 17, 2023

Regional multilateral consultations on Afghanistan

Geopolitical divisions among the countries of the multilateral consultations are making it harder to arrive at solutions suitable for Afghanistan