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Towards full and decent employment

Author: José Antonio Ocampo; Jomo K. S.; United Nations.
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books : Published in association with the United Nations, 2007.
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Looks at the fundamental importance of employment for development. This book states that employment creation is the key link in ensuring that economic growth contributes to poverty reduction. It also  Read more...

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Towards full and decent employment.
London ; New York : Zed Books ; published in association with the United Nations, 2007
(OCoLC)608426232
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: José Antonio Ocampo; Jomo K. S.; United Nations.
ISBN: 9781842778821 184277882X 1842778838 9781842778838 9788125032397 8125032398
OCLC Number: 124976683
Description: xx, 391 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1 Towards Full Employment and Decent Work: An Introduction / Jomo K. S. 1 --
2 Financial Openness and Employment: The Need for Coherent International and National Policies / Rolph van der Hoeven, Malte Lubker 22 --
3 Technology and Employment in an Open Underdeveloped Economy / Prabhat Patnaik 54 --
4 Macroeconomic Policy, Employment, Unemployment and Gender Equality / Diane Elson 70 --
5 Central Banks as Agents of Employment Creation / Gerald Epstein 92 --
6 Growth, Employment and Poverty / Azizur Rahman Khan 123 --
7 Generating Rural Employment in Africa to Fight Poverty / Janvier D. Nkurunziza 158 --
8 Labour Market Flexibility and Decent Work / Gerry Rodgers 191 --
9 How Employment and Workers Rights can be Made Complementary / Robert Boyer 207 --
10 Rethinking the Informal Economy: Linkages with the Formal Economy and the Formal Regulatory Environment / Martha Alter Chen 234 --
11 Modernizing the Informal Sector / Victor E. Tokman 255 --
12 Changing the Paradigm in Social Security: From Fiscal Burden to Investing in People / Michael Cichon, Krzysztof Hagemejer, John Woodall 277 --
13 Transformative Social Policy / Thandika Mkandawire 305 --
14 Protecting Workers, Creating Jobs: Rethinking Social Protection in Developing Countries / Carmen Pages 317 --
15 Transforming the Developmental Welfare States in East Asia / Huck-Ju Kwon 330 --
16 Labour Inspection for Decent Work and Economic Development / Michael J. Piore, Andrew Schrank 356.
Responsibility: edited by José Antonio Ocampo and Jomo K.S.
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