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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2013
... their future. As an epidemic of joblessness sweeps the West and violent labor unrest courses through many developing nations, this is the moment to explore the nexus of labor, society, and government and determine how to liberate workers from insecure or unsafe work. For our Summer issue, we open, as usual...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 26–27.
Published: 01 June 2013
... © World Policy Institute 2013 2013 World Policy Institute Demographics show the way labor forces develop and place burdens on workers that dramatically affect a country’s quality of life. Using population pyramids, World Policy Journal has highlighted how demographics can govern...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 88–97.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... This is referred to as the “demographic dividend,” which, when combined with a low cost of living and high population density, yields very low labor costs. This youth bulge has been the most significant driver of business to Bangladesh’s ready-made garment sector—the largest and fastest growing manufacturing...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 16–20.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Rhacel Salazar Parreñas In homes across Asia, the Middle East, and the United States, female migrant laborers are doing the difficult work of child and elder care. But these women often leave behind children of their own in countries such as Indonesia and the Philippines. Rhacel Salazar Parreñas...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 81–88.
Published: 01 March 2014
... on 31 Israeli settlements in the Jordan Valley, including Argaman, the settlement nearest Zbeidat. the child labor issue encompasses a host of other problems—poverty, unemployment, and a poor school system. Many of the men and boys in this West Bank village—including some children as young...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 5–9.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Too often the perspectives of sex workers are left out of policy conversations. World Policy Journal asked experts around the globe what sex workers need to better control their working conditions. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 sex work labor labor policy Compiled...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 106.
Published: 01 September 2017
... World Policy Journal examines six countries to see how the burden of child care, household chores, and other unpaid work falls disproportionately on women. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 women gender labor child care ...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 16–17.
Published: 01 December 2016
... World Policy Journal examines East African gender data in politics, education, and labor. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 gender politics education labor ANATOMY GENDER DISPARITIES IN EAST AFRICA World Policy Journal examines gender data in politics, education...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 119–123.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Stephanie A. Limoncelli Labor trafficking plagues international supply chains. A few countries require companies to disclose the measures they've taken to address the exploitation of workers, but when it comes to enforcing compliance, legislation often falls short. Sociologist Stephanie Limoncelli...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 43–54.
Published: 01 June 2017
... any moral calculus. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 Singapore prison rehabilitation re-entry programs labor SINGAPORE CORPORATION OF REHABILITATIVE ENTERPRISES (SCORE) While doing online research in 2013, I ran across a Singaporean ad on YouTube. In it, a young...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2017
... terror economy labor Japan children Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 ...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 26–27.
Published: 01 September 2017
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (2): 29–36.
Published: 01 June 2003
... U.S. labor and labor market, and signing more free trade environmental regulations. But that callous agreements— on the defensive, which in remark about Mexicans not making any­ turn has helped create an environment in thing and therefore not buying anything which he must burnish his...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 19–28.
Published: 01 December 2005
... vote, and the final version was approved labor, the reality is that Central Americans by a vote of 215-212. Opposition was espe­ have much more at stake than their north­ cially entrenched among House Democrats, ern neighbor. Their goal, after all, is to es­ with only 10 percent voting in favor...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 7–11.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Raymond Torres Raymond Torres is the director of the International Institute for Labor Studies of the International Labor Organization (ILO). © World Policy Institute 2013 2013 World Policy Institute European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso Photo: Jock Fistick...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 39–45.
Published: 01 June 2013
...: The problem is that improvements cost money and require commitments. The reason Bangladesh is so popular among American and Western manufacturers is that labor is the cheapest. If you go one step above, then you begin to compete with the Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, and even China, where competition...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 41–51.
Published: 01 March 2011
... school in the nation—simply did not get going seriously until the end of 2009. But the financial crisis, recession risk and jobless rate had all peaked more than six months earlier. Moreover, while Labor's fiscal stimulus was designed to be “timely, temporary and targeted,” it was not tweakable. It could...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 88–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
... when it built the welfare state. There is little income inequality, and few of the kind of low-paying jobs where you can just walk in off the street with nothing but a desire to work. Eastern European labor migrants have found a niche in construction. Refugees have not. Norway’s economy simply doesn’t...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (3): 45–51.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the latter, it has developed mecha­ have been working to influence votes re­ nisms that support labor interests, including garding the integration projects of their development funds, legally binding social respective regions. However, the parallel standards, and a place at the table in deci­ ends...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 72–81.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Peter Marber Private sector initiatives are also working to improve existing economic indicators. For years, the payroll processing company ADP has generated monthly payroll data on 23 million working Americans that helps illuminate labor trends. Monster.com produces the Monster Employment Index...
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