Lately, policy makers and commentators have questioned whether the “demographic dividend” could turn into a “disaster,” as countries struggle to create enough productive jobs for their ballooning youth populations. So far, research has focused less on the geography of the demographic dividend. Where are these young people who seek productive work? Where can their economic potential be fulfilled?
As the Internet Governance Forum meets in Berlin, Dr. Bama Athreya argues that workers must have a seat at the table.
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.
We are introducing the freshest findings from our ongoing study supported by the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation. We will keep you posted on the next set of data coming in soon.
The Indian Express is reporting on a changing trend among young Indians entering the world of work. Private companies are raising hopes of a quality job and better livelihood, marking a turnaround for this generation’s employment preferences.