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Q&A | Dr. Cathie Tamis-LeMonda | October 18, 2022

This Q&A with Dr. Cathie Tamis-LeMonda, Professor of Applied Psychology at NYU’s Steinhardt School of Education, Culture, and Human Development, covers questions like: Why is infancy…

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Key Principles of the IsDB Business Model

To translate its core values into reality, IsDB has focused its efforts on a number of overarching principles. Although governments play an important role in economic and social development, they…

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IsDB Projects: Upgrading of the University Science Malaysia (USM) Project

Upgrading of the University Science Malaysia (USM), consistent with the Malaysian Development Plan for 2001-2010, aimed at providing quality human resources geared towards the needs of the nation and…

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Setting the Pace in a Fast-Changing World

The world is moving into a fourth industrial revolution, an era marked by a disruptive change in production processes due to advances in technology. This change is compounded by a lack of…

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Case Study: A Bank-Led Startup Accelerator: Albaraka Garaj

Albaraka Garaj is a startup acceleration center within the premises of Albaraka Türk Participation Bank in Turkey. Albaraka Türk Participation Bank, one of the subsidiaries of Albaraka…

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Live Q&A with Dr. Hiro Yoshikawa | June 24th, 2022

This live Q&A session took place on June 23, 2022, and answered questions related to early childhood development, particularly related to topics of technology, mindfulness, and play.Dr. Hirokazu…

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Implementing SDG 7: Affordable and clean energy

SDG 7 seeks to ensure universal access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy. In this video, we talk to Jukka-Pekka Niemi, Marketing Manager of the Finnish company Wärtsilä…

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What do we mean by poverty and inequality?

There is widespread concern that economic growth has not been fairly shared, and that the economic crisis has only widened the gap between rich and poor. Explore the multiple causes which includes…

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Getting a Good Deal: Negotiating Extractive Industry Contracts - Trailer

Many resource-rich countries negotiate complex contracts to govern mining, oil, or gas projects. Despite the critical importance of these contracts in determining the risks and benefits of these…

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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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Challenges of Policy for Informal Workers and Enterprises

A large percentage of workers and firms operate in the informal economy, outside the line of sight of governments in emerging market and developing economies. What are the challenges of policy for…

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Human Capital and Development in Korea

This lecture will talk about the Korean experience with the development of education, and also vocational training and science and technology. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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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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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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Automation, Work and Wellbeing: Lessons from History

This lecture is about long run trends in automation and technological change and its impacts on work and well being for the population. 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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