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Social protection at the crossroads: Shaping the future of social protection

New ways of protecting people are needed. Together, we can shape the future of social protection in ways that ensure broad gains for societies in general, and the poorest in particular. This video…

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Social protection across countries

Despite the unprecedented worldwide expansion of social protection during the COVID-19 crisis, more than 4 billion people around the world remain entirely unprotected. This is a pivotal moment to…

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Making work decent

We need to put decent work at the center of actions to bring back economic growth and build a new global economy that puts people first. We all need to think about the importance of good work…

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Sale-Based Contracts in Islamic Finance: Istisna

Istisna is a contract whereby a seller sells an asset which is yet to be constructed, built or manufactured according to agreed specifications and delivered on an agreed specified future date at an…

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The evolution of the global middle class

The middle class which used to be a concept that was only relevant to a few countries in North America and in Europe has really shifted dramatically today to Asia. And that change in the composition…

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Informal Employment: Definitions and Debates

In this video and module, we will explore what we mean by social-ecological systems, how humans and nature are interwoven, how societies and ecosystems are interdependent, and how our world depends…

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Informal Self Employment: Dependent Contractors

Dependent contractors are workers who are economically dependent on a company, but who will not hire as employees. How does this type of work different from independent contractors, and what are some…

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Urban Informal Self-Employment

How can we protect people who are self-employed? While there has been a long-term decline in self-employment, the development of digital technologies and new business models has contributed to a…

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A Transformative Agenda for Gender Equality at Work

What is the path to gender equality? This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Skills and the Jobs of the Future: Implications for Education and Training

This video peers ahead to see how we can help shape the digital revolution and public policies of the future to achieve the SDGs that we have set in a world in which work indeed will look very, very…

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Developing Policies for the Education to Work Pipeline

This lecture is about the well first state where we could develop policies for the education to work pipeline. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Features of a Modern Welfare State

Lecture about the features of modern welfare state. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Disaggregating Productivity Gains

The digital era, throughout all of this technological change has been the principal long-term driver of the changing world of work public policy alongside has critically shaped how these…

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Work in a Post Manufacturing World

This video will discuss changes brought about by skill-biased technological change, looking more deeply at what kinds of jobs are affected and what the experience has been in the American economy…

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Structural Shifts in Economies and Work

In this video, Jeffrey Sachs will continue the discussion about the transformation of work and the transitions that are underway because of the digital revolution that is changing the nature of our…

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Link between Employment, Work, Income and Wealth

What is the link between employment, work, and wealth? This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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