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?
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.
From the recent experience in Myanmar, Adithya B. Kumar from CESD and Tanja Matheis from JJN, discuss the process of reaching consensus on minimum wage rates and how research organizations can help to facilitate fact-based decision making among stakeholders.
The blog written by Tanja Matheis, Project Manager of JJN, explores how an efficient migrant workers’ program can provide decent jobs for nurses while improving the lives of the elderly in Germany.