TRADE POLICY WON’T WORK FOR WORKERS TILL IT WORKS FOR WOMEN

“Gender justice advocates have been waiting for far too long for trade justice. Women’s rights organizations have been pointing this out for at least two decades, during a wave of …

Bias in, bias out : gender and work in the platform economy

“Gender discrimination in the world of work is deeply rooted and widespread. This paper focuses on the ways in which historically rooted gender divisions of labour are replicated, and may …

Bias in, bias out : gender and work in the platform economy

This paper summarizes some recent evidence on gender, labour, and platform work, draws observations from the author’s research and work as a development practitioner, and provides recommendations intended for development …

Uber’s Achilles Heel: The Rule of Law

“As courts all over the world are holding Uber accountable on charges of infringements of workers’ rights, Bama Athreya provides insights into the larger issue of a fundamental conflict between …

Can workers make better decisions than CEOs?

CEOs and corporate executives may lack the skills needed to make decisions that can benefit society at large. It’s true that all of us have ‘blind spots’- areas where our …

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