El Programa Mundial de Alimentos de las Naciones Unidas (WFP, por sus siglas en inglés) está distribuyendo cupones de alimentos para ayudar a 500 de las familias más vulnerables afectadas por el huracán Dorian, lo que les permitirá...

The French government announced a major concession in its fight with unions over the country’s pension system after five weeks of massive protests that have caused widespread disruption in the country. President Emmanuel Macron’s...

Throughout 2019, Chinese authorities passed a series of legal reforms in the area of employment that stand to have profound affect on businesses, employee working conditions and the dynamics of the Chinese workplace. Specifically,...

BLOG: Can we put everyone to work? In a way, it seems like an odd time to be asking the question. After all, the official unemployment rate is at a 50-year low and the U.S. economy has added jobs for a record 110 consecutive months...

A renda estável é um dos elementos cruciais para o sucesso dos refugiados nos países que os acolhem. Tendo isso em vista, um projeto de integração no Equador visa fornecer aos participantes as ferramentas necessárias para alcançar a...

The government should limit spending on fuel subsidies to the bottom 20 (B20) group instead of expanding the subsidy programme to middle-income (M40) households, according to an economist. The economist, Carmelo Ferlito, said...

Thirty years after the first unanimous all-party promise to end child poverty, Campaign 2000's new report shows that over 1,350,000 children in Canada continue to live in poverty, with Indigenous children, racialized and immigrant...

BLOG: When people are not voting in their economic self-interest, how should development policy be designed? By emphasizing redistribution over efficiency, to signal that government is delivering to the public, thereby helping to...

BLOG: At first glance, life seems to be getting better for Japanese women. In an economy that has historically lagged other developed nations in female workforce participation, a record 71% are now employed, an 11 point leap over a...

The Hong Kong government published the Employment (Amendment) Bill 2019 in the Gazette on December 27, 2019, which implements changes in relation to statutory maternity benefits. The bill was introduced to the Legislative Council on...

BLOG: Housing policy has lurched into the national spotlight for the first time in decades in the past year, as most major Democratic presidential candidates have released formal plans for responding to the affordable housing crisis...

The Hong Kong government has announced a HK$10 billion welfare package, though has denied the relief measures are connected to the city’s seven months of protest and social unrest. The minimum age for the HK$2 public transport...