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Clandestine Economies in the Amazon

This lecture examines how Protected Areas (PAs) and Indigenous Territories (ITs) work as cornerstones for conservation in the Amazon. A network of more than 6,000 ITs and PAs across eight countries…

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Social protection and risks during the working life

The rapidly changing nature of work in countries at all income levels requires a dramatically new approach to social protection and labor policy. The challenge is to adapt labour and social…

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Investment-Based Contracts in Islamic Finance: Mudaraba

Mudaraba is a form of partnership in profit whereby one party, the fund provider, provides capital, and the other party, the fund manager, provides management skills or labor. Any profit generated…

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Implementing SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth

SDG 8 stresses the importance of promoting decent work. In this video, Dr Charlotta Niemistö and Professor Emeritus Jeff Hearn from Hanken School of Economics tell you how sustainable economic…

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Introducing SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth

In this video, Professor Emeritus Jeff Hearn and Professor Niklas Bruun from Hanken School of Economics tell you more about SDG 8. You will learn about different types of work, paid and unpaid work.…

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Tackling inequality

We can think about public policy interventions in three phases. The first phase is how we make sure that every child is able to perform up to their full potential, making sure that they have adequate…

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The Price of the Miracle

Downside of the Authoritarian Approach. Korea’s Economic Miracle was achieved by the authoritarian governments of Presidents Park Chung-hee and Chun Doo-hwan, both former generals. This video…

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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work

This video will discuss how technology may reshape the labour market, looking forward, and how governments and policymakers can respond to make sure that the future of an economic growth and…

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Tracing the Rise of a Modern Welfare State

Introduction about tracing the rise of a modern welfare state. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Macroeconomic Context of Diminishing Returns to Labor: Social Democratic Model

How is it that some societies have been able to keep inequality low despite the pressures of these technological changes which tend to widen inequality? This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA…

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Structural Shifts in Economies and Work: Skill Bias

Another kind of shift, indeed one that is deeply pertinent for the economy we live in today, is that a change of technology changes the demand for workers in distinct ways depending on the category…

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Labor and capital

In the fifth video of Roberto Mangabeira Unger's Freedom Now series, Professor Unger argues that a truly progressive approach to the economy requires a change in the relation of labor to capital…

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Q&A | Lise Johnson | 2016 Feb. 24

Lise Johnson, Head of Investment Law and Policy at the Columbia Center for Sustainable Investment, answers questions about international legal governing extractive industries with a focus on…

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Q&A: How to ensure jobs for local workers?

How to ensure jobs for local workers?

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Manufacturing might not be the answer

Nobel Laureate and former World Bank Chief Economist, Joseph Stiglitz argues why manufacturing might not play the same role for Africa as in East Asia. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA…

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How to provide jobs & transform livelihoods?

This mini-documentary explores the jobs crisis facing Africa, how manufacturing has played a leading role in industrialization in East Asia, providing meaningful work and transforming lives, why…

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