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      Others 28 April 2023

      How India’s population exploded to overtake China’s and what’s next

      So how did India’s population get so big, and how long will it last? Can India's population be a tremendous productive force for the economy?

      Gender 8 March 2023

      Gig work must do more than expand female labour force participation

      Just bringing more women into the labour market isn’t enough. Whether the work provides pathways for professional growth, the quality and conditions of work are also critical considerations if we want to reap the economic and social benefits of women’s participation in the labour force

      Others 6 December 2022

      India’s G20 presidency an opportunity to focus on Global South

      India must push the G20 to take pre-emptive action, rather than just react, by prioritising two key challenges confronting much of the Global South. It must address growing debt burdens, and prioritise financial and technical assistance to build viable social security systems

      Technology 13 October 2022

      Digitalisation and the Indian Labour Market – Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities

      This report tackles the crucial issue of how digital trends in India are unfolding and how they might impact the country’s world of work. It highlights the opportunities and challenges of these developments and the areas where policy intervention is needed to harness the potential of technology to improve labour market outcomes.

      by Sabina Dewan et al.
      Others 16 September 2022

      Is moonlighting cheating, or is the world of work past monogamy?

      Regardless of whether one is pro moonlighting or opposed to it, the raging debate over the issue signals a clash between traditional notions of employment, and an emerging world of work where flexibility reigns supreme

      Education and Skills 20 August 2022

      Reimagining Employability for the 21st-century: 10 Million Apprentices in 10 Years

      This report offers a nuanced understanding of how Apprenticeships can improve employability outcomes for India’s labour market at an uncertain time when forces ranging from technology to pandemics keep changing the rules of the game.

      Income and Wages 14 June 2022

      Competitiveness and Resilience through Social Security: Toward a More Inclusive System

      This brief provides an overview of the current state of India's social security system and raises questions about how to best streamline and restructure the current fragmented approach to iteratively move toward universal provision that extends coverage to more people.

      Education and Skills 25 February 2022

      Pathways to Work: Mapping Education, Skills and Employability to Labour Market Demand

      This report analyses India’s skills training ecosystem, delineating the challenges and the urgent need for deep reform. It provides recommendations for systemic change in the education-skill ecosystem that will help create a better, more inclusive, and equitable world for work for India’s youth.

      by Sabina Dewan, Anna Ranjan

      Labour laws could be good for business in the country

      Recent discontent in Uttar Pradesh (UP) and Bihar has been manifesting in a different kind of collective action: ‘job riots’. Perhaps this is unsurprising, given the employment crisis that plagues India, but the crisis in UP is in the spotlight because the state is in the throes of a high-stakes election.

      Entrepreneurship 11 February 2022

      Is Entrepreneurship A Viable Alternative To Jobs?

      How practical is it to aspire to be self-employed? Does it pay off for all those who venture? What are the pitfalls?

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