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World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2018

World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2018

Published: February 13, 2018
International labour Organisation
Women's invisible power

Women's invisible power

Published: October 22, 2017
Linda Nordling, Nature 550, S4–S5 (05 October 2017) Published online 04 October 2017
Global development trends and challenges: horizon 2025 revisited

Global development trends and challenges: horizon 2025 revisited

Published: October 15, 2017
Research reports and studies October 2017 Homi Kharas and Andrew Rogerson
Working Paper  Backsliding and reversal: The J-Curve revisited

Working Paper Backsliding and reversal: The J-Curve revisited

Published: October 15, 2017
AUTHOR: Rachael Calleja, David Carment, Mark Haichin, Peter Tikuisis
Husbands' return migration and wives' occupational choices

Husbands' return migration and wives' occupational choices

Published: August 22, 2017
Clotilde Mahé
Automation and Inequality: The Changing World of Work in the Global South

Automation and Inequality: The Changing World of Work in the Global South

Published: August 17, 2017
2017/08 IIED Issue Paper; Author(s): Andrew Norton
From Boardrooms to Battlefields

From Boardrooms to Battlefields

Published: August 11, 2017
5 New Ways That Businesses Claim to Build Peace
The need to customise innovation indicators in developing countries

The need to customise innovation indicators in developing countries

Published: August 01, 2017
Michiko Iizuka & Hugo Hollanders
Higher Education Institutions - key drivers of the Sustainable Development Goals

Higher Education Institutions - key drivers of the Sustainable Development Goals

Published: July 26, 2017
A partnership between United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.....
Education, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Education, migration and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Published: July 09, 2017
Briefing papers Susan Nicolai, Joseph Wales and Erica Aiazzi
The closest look yet at Chinese economic engagement in Africa

The closest look yet at Chinese economic engagement in Africa

Published: June 30, 2017
By Kartik Jayaram, Omid Kassiri, and Irene Yuan Sun
Accelerating Women's Economic Empowerment

Accelerating Women's Economic Empowerment

Published: June 30, 2017
Providing equal access to financial services, helping give women more power over income and assets like land and technology
Close Skills Gaps to Prepare Africa's Workforce for Tomorrow's Jobs

Close Skills Gaps to Prepare Africa's Workforce for Tomorrow's Jobs

Published: May 08, 2017
Every year for the next three decades, 15-20 million increasingly well-educated young people are expected to join the African workforce
Development Malpractice In Ghana

Development Malpractice In Ghana

Published: April 10, 2017
How stuff that doesn’t work can screw up stuff that does.
How Do State's Business Relations Shape Sustainable Development?

How Do State's Business Relations Shape Sustainable Development?

Published: March 29, 2017
Thorpe, J. and Mader, P. IDS Policy Briefing 141 Publisher IDS
Putting theory into practice: how DFID is doing development differently

Putting theory into practice: how DFID is doing development differently

Published: March 14, 2017
Illustration Sean Willmott
Women's economic empowerment at the international level

Women's economic empowerment at the international level

Published: March 11, 2017
Briefing papers March 2017
Reframing Gender Justice in an Unequal, Volatile World: IDS's Directions for Future Research on Gender and Sexuality in Development

Reframing Gender Justice in an Unequal, Volatile World: IDS's Directions for Future Research on Gender and Sexuality in Development

Published: March 08, 2017
Gender, Sexuality and Development
IMANI to Launch Tracker for

IMANI to Launch Tracker for "Free SHS" called EQUINOX- Expanding Quality, Inclusion & New Opportunities in Education

Published: February 15, 2017
EQUINOX
Sustainable Business Can Unlock at Least US$12 Trillion  in New Market Value, and Repair Economic System

Sustainable Business Can Unlock at Least US$12 Trillion in New Market Value, and Repair Economic System

Published: January 16, 2017
60 key market hot spots
 How Companies Can Support Their Regions and Increase Social Legitimacy

How Companies Can Support Their Regions and Increase Social Legitimacy

Published: January 11, 2017
By Verónica Devenin, PhD
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