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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 3–6.
Published: 01 June 2013
...David Fine; Megan Yarema; Pedro Conceicao; Irene Mandl; Raymond Greene; Ana Maria Oviedo Ana Maria Oviedo is a human development economist for Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Bank. © World Policy Institute 2013 2013 World Policy Institute San Crisobal With jobs...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (3): 61–70.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Nelson Arteaga Botello; Adrián López Rivera Copyright © 2000 World Policy Institute 2000 DOSSIER Andrew Reding, who translated this excerpted article from the Spanish, is director of the Americas Project at the World Policy Institute. “Everything in This Job Is Money” Inside...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 7–11.
Published: 01 June 2013
... unsustainable, threatening social cohesion across Europe. The damage from this jobs crisis will be difficult and expensive to remedy. Nearly half the unemployed have been without work for more than a year. Many have become discouraged and stopped looking for jobs. Many of those who exit the labor market...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 96–103.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Jonathan Power With his focus on economic justice, Pope Francis is still riding a wave of adulation three years into his job. And perhaps it’s deserved, but as leader of the Jesuits and then as bishop and archbishop in Argentina, he failed to publicly denounce the abuses of the military junta...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 43–54.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Baz Dreisinger Singapore has transformed its prison system over the last 20 years to focus on rehabilitation, and recidivism rates have fallen by nearly 50 percent. But Baz Dreisinger finds that the government’s push to employ former prisoners is driven more by an abundance of low-level jobs than...
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Published: 01 September 2017
Ghadeer, a wedding planner who says she has never been in love or married, has 70 male employees working for her. “When people ask why I’m still single, I reply that I’m married to my job.” Ghadeer, a wedding planner who says she has never been in love or married, has 70 male employees working More
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 16–25.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Phillip Brown; Hugh Lauder Hugh Lauder is a professor of education and political economy at Britain’s University of Bath. Together with David Ashton, they are the authors of The Global Auction: The Broken Promises of Education, Jobs, and Incomes (2011). © World Policy Institute 2013...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 13–15.
Published: 01 June 2013
... 2013 2013 World Policy Institute Across Europe, the days of having a single career at a single company are over. The increased movement of labor from job to job is a major cost for both companies and countries. The price of replacing a single employee in a given country (Cost of Turnover) refl...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 52–59.
Published: 01 March 2011
... involves trips to a host of public and Catholic institutions providing aid, money, and basic necessities. Every now and then, someone finds a petty job and earns some cash. One of her grandsons just found a job cleaning dishes in a restaurant for €500 a month. He recently accompanied Petra on one of her...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., with The Big Question, asking our panel of experts how we can best create jobs amid global economic uncertainty. Raymond Torres, director of the International Labor Organization’s Institute for Labor Studies, sets the stage with his essay proposing solutions to Europe’s jobs crisis. Next, our Map Room...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 39–45.
Published: 01 June 2014
... currencies which have a truly global reach. Or, is it bonds? Commodities? What should be the driving force setting the economic agenda? ROLET: It should be job creation—i.e. the funding of innovation and economic growth. WPJ: But which of those four entities: stocks, bonds, commodities...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 51–56.
Published: 01 December 2015
... such that one or two years of slow growth, even of recession, will make little dent in the armor. In the case of Latin America, we are talking about millions of young men and women who are going to be left without jobs, but also without safety and benefits. Their lives are a lot tougher because they...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 75–80.
Published: 01 March 2017
... tasks and chores for her family prevented her from obtaining the education and job training that might have led to financial independence. Paradoxically, this independence is the very thing that ultimately convinces many parents to be more accepting of their lesbian and bisexual daughters and to stop...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 55–61.
Published: 01 December 2017
...? Trudeau: I grew up in California and studied in Northern California; Santa Fe, New Mexico; and New York City. I saw the job and a number of mentors said, “This is a great opportunity, and by starting at a smaller station, you’re going to have a lot more responsibility.” I wanted to take on something...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 108–119.
Published: 01 December 2014
... understand its scale, a visitor has only to walk three blocks from the highway through the cobblestone streets, down a gentle hill, before arriving at the central square and the main church. The three new arrivals—Sulemana, Shakir, and Cosme are among the thousand who’ve followed job opportunities here. Most...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 119–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
... boycotted due to their disclosures, this could lead to a loss of jobs in their supply chains in the global south. A downturn in jobs could then exacerbate the need for people to migrate for work, ironically placing them at increased risk of the very problem that the laws were intended to prevent. For this...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 17 (4): 89.
Published: 01 December 2001
... Job Is Meyer, Karl E.; “Foreign Policy 101: Six Nightmares, by Anthony Lake” Money’: Inside the Mexican Police” (XVII:3) (XVII:3) Chace, James; "American Newness Revisited” (XVII:2) Meyer, Karl E...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 72–81.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Peter Marber Simple unemployment numbers may have been informative in the past, but societies have changed dramatically since 1980. Automation and globalization have eliminated many American factory jobs and are even eliminating others in places like China, which are losing out to lower cost...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 28–29.
Published: 01 December 2017
... ANATOMY SOCIAL MOBILITY World Policy Journal compared Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations across Latin America and found that Indigenous peoples receive less education, are placed in jobs that require less expertise, and, in turn, face higher levels of poverty...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 23–30.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... graphic stress on the Saudi economy has However, because the immediate threat yet to hit the job market. to stability in Saudi Arabia seems minimal, The exodus of skilled foreign workers there is a risk that whatever administration exacerbates the lack of diversification in assumes office will...