by Sabina Dewan
The first section of this chapter examines how key economic, demographic, and technological trends in ASEAN interact with one another. The second section delves into how evolving digital trends impact labor markets in ASEAN — specifically automation, labor platforms, and the emergence of a knowledge economy in which the quantity, quality, and accessibility of information, rather than the traditional production of goods, drives growth. Section three suggests how ASEAN can maintain its economic dynamism by serving as a platform for sharing labor market information, establishing collective frameworks, and providing guidance for its members. The chapter concludes with a brief note about how ASEAN can foster regional cooperation to manage the region’s digital transformation of work.download Open
by Mukta Naik
This brief summarizes the conceptual and practical approaches that consortium members have taken to address ethical concerns as well as strategic and tactical shifts in research methods within the broader, geographically diverse and ever-transforming context of Covid-19.download Open
The report aims to identify material challenges pertaining to conditions of work and labour relations that gig workers face in emerging and developing countries. It focuses on three case countries in Africa (Kenya, Nigeria and Rwanda) and four case countries in Asia (India, Myanmar, Thailand and the Philippines).download Open
This report aims to provide a comprehensive analytical overview of women’s engagement in platform work, and presents findings from an in-depth study of women’s work in one of India’s leading platform companies.download Open
As AI adoption grows, how are companies working to manage risk and stay ahead of the pack? Deloitte’s third annual survey suggests how leaders’ thinking is changing as applications become pervasive throughout the organization.download Open
Greater inclusion in the technology sector – specifically ensuring that women and other under-represented groups can find gainful employment within it and make meaningful contributions to the sector – is predicated on building computing capacity of these demographics. Teaching coding…
In this FemLab.co blog, Sreelakshmi Ramachandran follows the story of Mahalakshmi, one of India's few female rideshare drivers.
The COVID-19 lockdown forced many businesses, big or small, to innovate and find creative ways to stay relevant. This included small restaurant owners and home-chefs across the country. In the first episode of The Gig Sisters, we look at the…
In this episode of our DDE Talk, Laura Johnstone will interview one of her long time client Mary Saunders to talk about her Digital Transformation during 2020 and the COVID lockdown. They will go through all of the trials of…
Virtual press conference with the International Labour Organization regarding the World Employment and Social Outlook 2021: The role of digital labour platforms in transforming the world of work.