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Southern perspectives on global changes. Navigate through all our work and explore the research and policy analysis on the interplay between technological change and labor markets in the emerging world.

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What Works Global Summit 2021: Evidence for Development

October 2021



Global Solutions Summit 2021: Building a better future of work through good jobs and upskilling

September 2021


Watch the Global Solutions Summit 2021 panel on “Building a better Future of Work” with the participation of Ramiro Albrieu, FOWIGS’ lead coordinator.


Relive the Dialogues on the
Future of Work in the
Global South

September 2021

CIPPEC, African Economic Research Consortium, Economic Research Forum, Red Sur and Just Jobs, Just Jobs  

FOWIGS launched the Dialogues on the Future of Work in the Global South, a series of events that gather experts from the Global South regions Asia, Middle East & North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America. These fora aim for researchers to share and discuss their views about key topics relevant to understand how technological change and existing conditions in the developing world are expected to shape labor markets in the following decades.


The G20 and the Reskilling Effort to Bring the Fourth Industrial Revolution to Emerging Countries: Some Insights from Latin America

September 2021

  Ramiro Albrieu, Martin Rapetti

A policy brief presented at T-20 Japan 2019 which analyses to what extent Latin America is ready to reap the benefits of this revolution and propose a set of policies for a successful reskilling of the labour force.


Work is changing rapidly. Learning to navigate the changes will benefit us all.

IDRC has launched FOWIGS—a research program that will help understand how these changes are affecting the lives of the most vulnerable and suggest pathways for an inclusive digital future. The challenges are large and the questions are complex. But we need to face them now more than ever. Stay connected. Learn how.


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