Blog posts tagged to "labor force"

  • Technology will create new types of jobs, demanding different skills.

    The future of work in developing Asia

    Published on Wednesday, 23 August 2017

    If we prepare for the disruptions of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it can deliver more and better jobs rather than fewer lower-quality ones.

  • A family planting crops at an ADB-supported project that supplies water for farm irrigation.

    Can more social protection stop the 'race to the bottom' in Asia?

    Published on Friday, 24 April 2015

    Asia’s economic growth owes a lot to the rise of both big business and SMEs. But left alone, there is little incentive for private firms to do more for workers beyond the norm.

  • Of Civil Society, Jobless Youth and Short Skirts

    Published on Thursday, 02 May 2013


    The Annual Meeting is off to a lively start with standing room only as civil society participants meet ADB senior Management, journalists turn up unannounced demanding entry to the opening day press confrence, why youth can't get jobs and short skirts are deemed unacceptable.