Cambodia needs careful advance planning to ensure sustainable growth as it transitions to a middle-income economy.
Blog posts on "labor market"
Technical skills are becoming increasingly in demand as Nepal transitions from an agrarian to a mixed economy.
We need to grapple with ‘protected mobility’ – protecting the worker in his/her status at work and mobile trajectory in the labor market.
Skills alignment should be a priority among governments and the private sector in the region to provide young people the skills employers need to give them jobs.
The future of the AEC depends on ASEAN member states making economic and labor market conditions more conducive for foreign workers.
Women in Asia are on average 70% less likely than men to be employed, a gender gap that persists despite booming economic growth, decreasing fertility rates and increasing access to education in the region, according to a new ADB report.
In an often harsh and unpredictable world, social protection schemes provide an essential buffer against extreme events like job losses, as well as support during times of ill health or in old age, but in Developing Asia coverage levels are falling well short of the region’s vast needs.