Scandinavia’s Intriguing Welcome Mat
Åsmund Arup Seip of the Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Research in Norway examines the balance struck in Northern Europe integrating foreign, European, and domestic workers.
Using Trade to Create Good Jobs at Home and Abroad
CAP hosts U.S.T.R. Ambassador Ron Kirk for a discussion on how trade policy can generate opportunities for workers around the globe.
Just Jobs to Prevent a Region of Bouazizis
Many young workers in the Middle East lack opportunities for good, well-paying jobs and must rely on informal jobs to make ends meet, writes Laura Mitchell.
Just Jobs Depend on a Strong Labor Movement
Liv Torres discusses the challenges international labor is up against as it strives to create better working conditions worldwide.
Is Job Creation in Haiti an Obstacle to Reconstruction?
Current job-creation efforts in Haiti after the earthquake are halting the reconstruction process and need to be re-examined, write Henriette Lunde and Amsale Temesgen.
Guiding Principles for Just Jobs
Ben Moxham from the Trades Union Congress in the United Kingdom applauds the U.N. effort to hold businesses accountable worldwide for their labor practices, but suggests further steps.
Social Protection Is a Necessity, Not a Privilege
Report The Great Recession highlights deficiencies in social protection systems that should be in place to promote broad-based economic growth.
It’s the Jobs, Stupid!
Job creation is the common goal that G-20 countries should be banding together to work on, writes Sabina Dewan.
A Win-Win: The President’s Case for Global Economic Development and Why It’s Good for Us
Sabina Dewan underscores why the president’s speech before the United Nations and his new U.S. Global Development Policy will make America more secure and our economy more competitive.
Planning Beyond 2015
Renewing momentum toward the Millennium Development Goals will require the UN to recast priorities, write Isha Vij and Sabina Dewan.
Export Strengths Underlie Lagging Economy
Sabina Dewan and Christian E. Weller examine the key export factors that can lead our economy on a sustained, broad-based recovery.
From Bangladesh to You
The connection between workers’ rights in the developing world and our world of work in America is closer than you think, writes Sabina Dewan.