India needs to follow a path akin to China’s to find answers to its job woes.
While young voters say they would be more likely to vote for Biden after they learn more about the economy and other topics, they did not appear affected by Donald Trump’s norm-defying behavior.
When evaluating the costs and benefits of the employment programme, and similar ones such as social grants, ‘extra’ economic benefits need to be part of the calculation.
Despite widespread fears about immigrants being a burden, even those arriving as asylum applicants are more likely to work than the US-born population.
The president’s speech couldn’t cover up for the fact that the last five years have been among the most difficult for ordinary South Africans.
It has been one year since Turkey’s deadly earthquakes – the road ahead remains daunting.
The Conversation’s expert 00panel expects inflation to continue to fall, but more gradually, and it expects the RBA to be slow in responding. Unemployment should climb and economic growth weaken.
Young Black men are being denied employment for multifaceted reasons, and when they do find work, are often trapped in low-paying jobs.
New Zealand was mostly stable in key international rankings and domestic socio-economic measures. But there are signs of slippage in some areas and not enough progress in others.
The economy is expected to grow and there are other positive signs ahead but the mid-year economic update has revealed the government will need to keep inflation in check.
The Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) shows the federal budget is headed for a small $1.1 billion deficit this financial year, according to the update.
Government departments, civil society groups and the private sector should pool resources and work together in a co-ordinated manner to prevent violent crime.
Relax: keeping your sense of humour and taking regular breaks will go a long way in helping you land a job.
Laid-off Supie staff were paid by an anonymous donor – but many employees never get what they’re owed when a company fails. New Zealand should follow overseas examples to better protect workers.
Unrealistic criteria and poor communication are causing people who need it most to lose an important income support.
Four years after being made redundant, workers in coal-fired power stations made redundant make only one half of what they used to.
Paid domestic work has a low status in South Africa. The labour of domestic workers is often undervalued and unrecognised.
Trade unions want the Commonwealth Employment Service brought back, in part because the government manages contracts with private providers poorly. But it might also manage the service poorly.
People on benefits are borrowing from the government to pay for essentials like power bills and car repairs. But repayments leave them with even less than before.
30 years ago, Labor Prime Minister Paul Keating adopted an ambitious official target for Australian unemployment. The Albanese government just passed up a historic opportunity to go even further.