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Towards full and decent employment

Author: José Antonio Ocampo; Jomo K. S.
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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Towards full and decent employment.
London ; New York : Zed Books ; published in association with the United Nations, 2007
(DLC) 2008275070
(OCoLC)124976683
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: José Antonio Ocampo; Jomo K. S.
ISBN: 9781435663145 1435663144
OCLC Number: 252096143
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 391 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: *1. Technology and Employment in an Open Underdeveloped Economy - Prabhat Patnaik*2. Growth, Employment and Poverty: An Analysis of the Vital Nexus Based on Some Recent UNDP and ILO/SIDA Studies - Azizur Rahman Khan*3. Labour Market Flexibility and Decent Work - Gerry Rodgers*4. Employment and Decent Work in the Era of Flexicurity - Robert Boyer*5. Central Banks As Agents of Employment Creation - Gerald Epstein*6. Financial Openness and Employment: The Need for Coherent International and National Policies - Rolph van der Hoeven and Malte Lubker*7. Rethinking the Informal Economy: Linkages with the Formal Economy and the Formal Regulatory Environment - Martha Alter Chen*8. Modernizing the Informal Economy - Victor Tokman*9. Changing the paradigm in social security: From fiscal burden to investing in people - Michael Cichon, Krzysztof Hagemejer and John Woodall*10. Transforming the Developmental Welfare States in East Asia - Huck-Ju Kwon*11. Generating Rural Employment in Africa to Fight Poverty - Janvier Desire Nkurunziza*12. On the Need for Providing Employment Guarantee - Prabhat Patnaik*13. Macroeconomic policy and employment generation - Michael Piore*14. Generating Employment - Anis Ahmad Dani*15. Macroeconomic Policy and Employment Generation: Gender Dimensions - Diane Elson*16. Protecting Workers, Creating Jobs: Rethinking Social Protection in Developing Countries - Carmen Pages
Responsibility: edited by José Antonio Ocampo and Jomo K.S.

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