Public work programs can build much-needed infrastructure while helping lift people out of poverty and shield them from the effects of natural disasters and economic crises
Blog posts on "employment"
In Asia and throughout the world, tourism is a double-edged sword that brings huge benefits and serious impacts.
If we prepare for the disruptions of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it can deliver more and better jobs rather than fewer lower-quality ones.
Beijing must be far bolder if the services sector is to become a more powerful and sustainable engine of economic growth and job creation.
They say it takes a village to raise a child, but I say it takes a network of villages to raise a child with autism into a productive adult.
To deliver inclusive growth, we need more companies with inclusive business models that provide solutions for the job and service delivery problems of the poor.
One key challenge that restricts the region’s further growth potential is how to not only overcome TVET exclusion, but also deepen the talent pool and facilitate its integration into the market.
In Nepal, we need to make sure not only that all kids get the chance to go to school, but that they also stay in school, and learn the skills they need to find future jobs.
At an E-Camp: Social Accountability for Better Education Services held in the Philippines on 3-5 December, 2014, students from various countries in the Asia and Pacific region asked, “Is education still a way out of poverty?”