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
by Hennie Bester, Sabina Dewan
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
by Anjani Balu, Atiya Anis, Hiya Singh Rajput, Ruchika Chaudhary, Sona Mitra
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
by Beena Ammanath, David Jarvis, Susanne Hupfer
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
In this episode, Sabina Dewan discusses how Indian women can get equitable opportunities in both formal and informal sectors, deconstructs the idea of flexibility and choice for women workers, and opines on maternity benefits & other social security for women.
This article looks at what flexibility means to women who are engaged in flexible, digitally-enabled work in Sri Lanka. It is based on qualitative interviews with over 50 women engaged in a variety of digitally-enabled work opportunities, as well as…
This webinar brought together experts from Thailand, Vietnam, and Sri Lanka to explore various opportunities and costs to women engaging in gig work, how flexibility plays out in the platform economy, and the impact of COVID-19 on women gig workers.
In this episode of The Gig Sisters Podcast, we speak to three women beauty workers from India to understand how they coped with the effects of the pandemic.