UN labour arm ILO warns of ‘lost lockdown generation’

The coronavirus pandemic wiped out 114 million jobs and 8.8 percent of global working hours, equal to 255 million full-time jobs, in 2020. The coronavirus pandemic wiped out 8.8 percent of global working hours, equivalent to 255 million full-time jobs, causing a

UN labour arm ILO warns of ‘lost lockdown generation’

The coronavirus pandemic wiped out 114 million jobs and 8.8 percent of global working hours, equal to 255 million full-time jobs, in 2020. The coronavirus pandemic wiped out 8.8 percent of global working hours, equivalent to 255 million full-time jobs, causing a

It is time to rethink international development cooperation

2021 is here and the world is still struggling with one of the most devastating pandemics of modern times. Even certain developed economies have found themselves unable to efficiently respond to this global public health emergency, while the situation in most developing

China’s wide income gap holds back consumer spending

China’s successful control of Covid-19 made it the only major economy to have grown last year, but a wide income inequality gap and still weak consumer spending reflects an unbalanced recovery. Here’s a deeper look at some of the underlying data published

Andrew Yang kicks off NYC mayoral run with basic income promise

Tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang, a former presidential contender, officially declared his run for New York City mayor. In a campaign video released late Wednesday on Twitter, Yang put forth an agenda that included a guaranteed minimum income, bringing universal high-speed Internet, starting

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