Labor reforms have been a key reform agenda in Zambia for quite some time. Experience on the ground shows that labor laws can have a significant impact on poverty and competitiveness. When laws…

Gibson Masumbu |

There is evidence that firm- and industry-level agreements that led to wage premia in CEE countries increased after EU entry. These agreements were negotiated by trade unions with employers or…

Iga Magda |

A lot of our thinking in economics is based on a binary typology. The nature of employment systems is one area in which it makes sense to move away from this. A quick look at employment in…

Dev Nathan |

The long-lasting effects of European colonization strategies can be seen in labor regulations in the developing world.  In those territories where the Europeans pursued an extractive strategy,…

Lucas Ronconi |

Professor Jonathan Eaton from Penn State discusses how the interplay between outsourcing, technology and globalization are affecting people’s jobs. He also comments on how employment…

Jonathan Eaton |

Although immigration and its effect on labor markets in receiving countries is a frequent focus of research and public concern, there is less known about the impact of emigration on sending…

Alessio Brown |

Violent conflicts, such as the one experienced by Sri Lanka, are caused by a variety of factors. Even when violent conflicts are concluded, the societies remain fragile. Fragility affects the…

Nisha Arunatilake |

Recent empirical evidence from Latin America indicates that negotiating work rules at firm level rather than industry level may lead to greater productivity gains. However, bargaining does not…

Alessio Brown |

The creation of jobs and the promotion of economic transformation are the main development challenges in low and middle income countries. Development finance institutions (DFIs) support private…

Dirk Willem te Velde |

Estudantes participam de feira de emprego jovem em Brasília. 
Você é jovem e está procurando emprego? Quais as maiores dificuldades que você tem enfrentado?
 

Joana Silva, Rita Almeida, Julia Loureiro |