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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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New Opportunities in the Platform Economy: On-ramps to Formalization in the Global South

September 2021

  Gregory Randolph, Hernan Galperin

Research partners of the Future of Work in the Global South initiative presented at T-20 Japan 2019 a policy brief featuring the opportunities for formalization brought by the platform economy.

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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.

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Technological innovation and the future of work: a view from the South

September 2021

Urvashi Aneja   Ramiro Albrieu, Martin Rapetti, Krish Chetty, Vikrom Mathur, Antje Uhlig

Research partners of IDRC Future of Work in the Global South initiative presented at T-20 Argentina 2018 a policy brief summarizing views from the South on the prospects of innovation.

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How to Promote Worker Wellbeing in the Platform Economy in the Global South


September 2021

Urvashi Aneja   Ramiro Albrieu, Martin Rapetti, Krish Chetty

Members and partners of the Future of Work in the Global South initiative presented a policy brief at T-20 Japan 2019 about the growth of the platform economy in creating new opportunities and efficiencies in G20 economies.

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