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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 26–27.
Published: 01 September 2017
... World Policy Journal examines the aging workforce in six countries, and finds that seniors in France and Spain are least likely to work full-time or live in poverty. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 family age France Spain Australia United States Israel Japan poverty...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 26–27.
Published: 01 June 2013
... challenges facing a country’s workforce. AFGANISTAN CONGO In Afghanistan and the Congo, poverty, war, and disease kill some 10 percent of children under the age of five, severely limiting workforce development. BRAZIL 1950 BRAZIL 2010 Brazil faced similar problems in...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 13–15.
Published: 01 June 2013
... countries ripe for further science and technology ventures. On our map, Europe is divided into four levels, ranging from least expensive to most expensive in terms of Relative Cost of Turnover. The fi ve countries with the lowest cost of turnover of their high-tech workforce as a function of production...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 3–6.
Published: 01 June 2013
... jobs. Africa’s workforce, young and growing quickly, will be the world’s largest by 2035. Unemployment stands at just 9 percent, but two-thirds of the labor force are in vulnerable, non-wage-paying jobs. Stable employment is being created too slowly to absorb the 122 million new workers expected...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 16–25.
Published: 01 June 2013
... expanding the rising middle class. The country is committed to becoming an innovation economy by 2020, driven by an expansion of higher education. In 2009, there were about 98 million college graduates in China’s workforce. By 2020, this figure is expected to rise to an astonishing 195 million. Every year...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 111–117.
Published: 01 December 2016
... practices. In the past two years, many technology companies have started to release their workforce diversity data. The openness is an about-face from their previous unwillingness to be transparent about their employees. Diversity data came only after five companies—Apple, Applied Materials, Google...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2017
... that the left in France can be rebuilt by embracing the public workforce and prioritizing the needs of wage earners. Progessive policies, he says, “need not privilege the native-born over the foreign-born, seniors over youth, or rural areas over urban ones.” A universal basic income, he argues, would...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 88–97.
Published: 01 September 2013
... hawkers, heading home to the sprawling slums that grow like the ubiquitous purple hyacinth around the factories. The crowd brings the heavy traffic to a begrudging halt. This mass of human vitality is just a fraction of Bangladesh’s garment workforce—a few of the more than 3 million women and men who...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 72–81.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... The number of American employers struggling to fill positions is at an all-time survey high despite high official and unofficial unemployment rates. This tells us something very unflattering about our workforce, and the United States is not alone. In the Manpower survey, Japan—with its low birth rates...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 99–106.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Ironically, the situation in Jordan reflects that of pre-war Syria. In 2010, before the uprisings began, only 22 percent of Syrian women participated in the workforce, and those who did took in significantly lower wages than men. This came primarily down to cultural norms—men in Syria, as in many patriarchal...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 45–49.
Published: 01 June 2005
... expected to surpass China’s in 2035, five years ago the drive from one’s hotel in India’s workforce will continue to expand Bangalore to Electronics City, the home of into the middle part of the century, long af­ India’s IT services miracle, took 30 minutes. ter China’s workforce begins to age and...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 17–23.
Published: 01 March 2014
... French academic Marie-Pierre Dargnies’s mixed-gender competition study found that financial teams comprised of men only were less likely to perform well than mixed teams. Research suggests that substantial benefits can be reaped from a more gender-balanced global workforce. And while it’s important...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 43–54.
Published: 01 June 2017
... SINGAPORE’S WORKFORCE SINCE THE COUNTRY’S INCEPTION. My table is impressed, and they rave about everything. The food is divine, the Yellow Ribbon Project does excellent work, the prisoners are getting job skills. “And the companies can stop hiring foreign workers,” mutters a voice to my right. In...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 105–108.
Published: 01 June 2005
...' 107 newsweekly Spiegel reports, half of Germany’s employees worked in factories; the figure is now 27 percent. Automation, outsourcing, and the high cost of mandatory benefits have shaved the industrial workforce to less than 10 million out of a population of 82 million. The political price...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 3–8.
Published: 01 March 2014
... almost all countries of South America, in the armed forces of the United States, Canada, Russia, Israel, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and all European countries except Belarus. In most countries, women now take part in the workforce on increasingly equal...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 23–30.
Published: 01 September 2004
... investors to appointed legislature— dictate that by encourage investment and prevent capital 2007, 70 percent of the workforce must be flight. But the larger point is that quotas for Saudi, with the process accelerated in speci­ hiring Saudi workers are no substitute for a fied industry sectors...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 29–37.
Published: 01 December 2005
.... workforce and lack of infrastructure, the poor country clothes and radios. Over time, the wealth­ might only be able to participate in global ier country— having reinvested profits in trade through exporting commodities— higher education, research and development, let’s say fruits and...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 81–89.
Published: 01 June 2014
... social responsibility. It is a necessary component to ensure current productivity, particularly where women constitute a large portion of their workforce, as well as a tool to develop future labor productivity. Similarly, governments hamstrung by their brief tenure in power and hence fixated on short...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 108–119.
Published: 01 December 2014
... immigration, parsing the workforce it needs at the moment only to discard it right after; the conservatives, who are only concerned in attracting wealth from foreign investors; to the police, who usually confuse foreigners with criminals; and even some sectors of the federal government, which prefer this poor...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 94–100.
Published: 01 March 2001
... mad cow disease scandal refugees, or guest workers. Economists, on broke late last year. Perhaps somewhat un­ the other hand, maintain that Germany’s fairly, the crisis over contaminated German shrinking workforce will desperately need beef, a consequence of years of conservative foreign...