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Future of Work

A new industrial revolution is changing the way we produce, consume, and work. Which are the challenges and opportunities for the world of work in the Global South? Over the last decade, the developing world has produced much research and data to answer this question, but this knowledge is still fragmented, and not easily accessible. It is time to take stock of existing research, systematize it and shape it into narratives and policy frameworks specific to the Global South. This debate was created in partnership with the Future of Work in the Global South (FoWiGS) Initiative.

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  • 13 September 2021
  • Post by Haidar, Julieta
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Labor platforms: a silver bullet for countries in the Global South?

Digital platforms that connect consumers with workers to provide services first emerged after the global financial crisis, and they have grown in...

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  • 06 September 2021
  • Post by Arunatilake, Nisha
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Skills for future-proofing jobs in developing countries

Technological change and innovation are transforming labor markets, with profound implications for the profiles of available jobs, the skills...

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  • 28 August 2021
  • Post by De Sousa, Filipe Lage
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Digital divide: internet access and the post-pandemic labour market

Access to the internet is rising fast across the globe. But the majority of people in developing countries are still excluded from digital...

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  • 23 August 2021
  • Post by Nathan, Dev
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Global inequality and the knowledge divide

Overcoming the knowledge divide between countries is important for reducing global inequality. This column explores cross-country variations in...

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  • 16 August 2021
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Southern views on technology and the future of work

The shifting boundaries between tasks performed by humans and those performed by machines are attracting growing attention. This column – by...

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