The Faces of Indian Women
This video highlights the struggles and the resilience of Indian women in a male-dominated society. Until women feel safe, until they are free to leave their homes without having to seek permission from members of their household, and until they are given respect in and out of the workplace, women cannot realize their economic potential. Read more →
Report John Podesta and Sabina Dewan introduce Just Jobs, a new Center for American Progress program.
Latest International Job Creation Policy Menu
The Just Jobs Network looks at how different countries are getting people back to work through the various programs within each nation.
What the International Community Can Do to Support the Protest Against the Delhi Gang Rape
This week’s horrifying incident is a tangible chance to advocate for stronger policies to protect women from violence, harassment, and discrimination.
Creating Just Jobs Must Be Our Top Priority
Just job creation will lift millions of people out of poverty and into the middle class, empower billions of women and young people, and help us develop a strong, secure, and robust 21st century global economy.
IMF’s Latest World Economic Outlook Ignores the Need for More and Better Jobs
The International Monetary Fund should follow in the steps of the World Bank and focus on the necessity of implementing job creation policies.
Youth Skills and Aspirations in India
India needs livelihood- and skills-building programs that will help young people realize both their aspirations and the need for a more skilled workforce.
The World Bank Embraces Jobs but Not the Institutions that Support Them
The World Bank’s new World Development Report doesn’t go far enough in embracing the importance of labor market institutions, such as a minimum wage and collective bargaining, in making jobs the driver of economic growth.
Germany’s Lessons for a Strong Economy
Knut Panknin presents the views of a top industrialist and a union leader on Germany’s economic success, both of whom agree that a well-paid workforce is essential to strong economic growth.
International Confederation of Employers Questions Indisputable Right to Strike
Blocking labor abuses report just the latest gambit by international employers seeking to roll back workers’ rights, says Jordan Bernhardt.
Getting the G-20 Behind More Effective Global Trade Rules
Sabina Dewan and Jordan Bernhardt detail how the upcoming G-20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico could result in meaningful global trade reform.
The Path to a Successful Economic Transition in Egypt
Report Sabina Dewan, James Hairston, and Jordan Bernhardt contend that the United States must make Egypt’s economy the focus of its assistance to the country.
Japan’s Inclusion Makes the Trans-Pacific Partnership a Big Opportunity
A regional trade agreement being hammered out this week in Dallas could lead to improved trade between the United States and Japan once they get over a few hurdles, write Jordan Bernhardt and Sabina Dewan.
International Job Creation Policy Menu
The Just Jobs Network highlights job creation ideas from select advanced and developing economies.
Filling in the Gaps in Our Trade Intelligence
Sabina Dewan says that a new trade enforcement office and possible crackdown on China solar panel subsidies don’t address the root of the problem.