Towards Full and Decent Employment

Towards Full and Decent Employment

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781842778838
Publisher: Zed Books
Publication date: 01/22/2008
Pages: 411
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Jomo K. S. is Assistant Secretary General for Economic Development based in the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) of the United Nations Secretariat. José Antonio Ocampo is Under-Secretary General for the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) in the United Nations Secretariat.

Table of Contents

Preface

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 Lübker

7. Rethinking the Informal Economy: Linkages with the Formal Economy and the Formal Regulatory Environment
Martha Alter Chen

8. Modernizing the Informal Economy
Víctor 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 Désiré 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

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