Constituting over 90% of enterprises in most countries, micro, small and medium enterprises can augment a nation’s economy. JustJobs Index works with GIZ to examine the types of innovative small businesses and recommends ways to promote them.
To what extent do young people aspire to life-long industrial jobs, independent of pay or working conditions? And what work do they do once they’ve left the factory?
While South Asia’s large and rapidly growing youth population offers the promise of a more productive economy, concerns about the ability of education and skills training to adequately prepare youth for the job market are dampening the optimism.
December 17, 2020
3:30 - 5:00 PM (India Standard Time)
As the pandemic upends livelihoods, exacerbates inequality and deepens uncertainty about the future of work, it also casts a spotlight on how economic systems have failed to create resilient communities. Technological change, urbanization, climate change and the restructuring of global trade have all evolved faster than the ability of global, regional and national institutions to […]
December 16, 2020
6:00 - 7:30 India Standard Time
Rapid advancements in technology are driving a new digital ecosystem of work. The COVID-19 crisis is accelerating the pace of change and will create new prospects for people seeking to earn an income online. Against this backdrop, the Women, Work, and the Gig Economy consortium, supported by IDRC, is hosting a panel discussion that examines […]