The restructuring of trade into Global Value Chains has had a significant impact on labor markets. Research suggests that today, one in five jobs is related to global supply chains.
Now that such fragmented, dispersed and complex patterns of trade through supply and value chains are apparent, there is a need to better understand how these impact the world of work. How do we actively shape this evolution to create inclusive economies where more people benefit from an expanding economic pie?
The availability of good jobs on the scale that India requires is one of our biggest challenges. To understand the jobs crisis of the country today and to help address this challenge, the JustJobs Network (JJN) and the Centre for Policy Research (CPR) are launching a new partnership to generate new, innovative and fresh ideas to help shaping the narrative and action on jobs in the country.
A recent conference organized by the JustJobs Network (JJN) in Washington, D.C. focused on charting out an agenda for "inclusive growth" – an aim that has found its way into the rhetoric of governments, development agencies, and international financial institutions.
The JustJobs Index (JJI) is a comprehensive, data-driven approach to measuring the quantity and quality of jobs around the world. The 2014 JJI ranks countries on one of the most important metrics of economic success: just job creation.