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9780192872241

Tasks, Skills, and Institutions The Changing Nature of Work and Inequality

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    9780192872241

  • ISBN10:

    0192872249

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2023-09-22
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography


Carlos Gradín, Professor of Applied Economics, University of Vigo, Spain, Piotr Lewandowski, President of the Board, Institute for Structural Research (IBS), Warsaw, Poland, Simone Schotte, Project Director, Finnish Overseas Consultants (FinnOC), Kunal Sen, Director, UNU-WIDER, Helsinki, Finland
Carlos Gradín holds a PhD in economics (Autonomous University of Barcelona, 1999). He is Professor of Applied Economics at the University of Vigo, Spain, and has been a Research Fellow at UNU-WIDER, Helsinki, Finland. His main research interests are poverty, inequality, and discrimination. He is especially interested in inequalities between population groups and deals with enhancing the empirical evidence as well as methodological tools for the measurement and understanding of those issues.

Piotr Lewandowski is a labour economist, a President of the Board at the Institute for Structural Research (IBS), Warsaw, Poland, and a Research Fellow at the IZA, Bonn, and RWI Essen, Germany. His research interests include the impact of technology on labour markets, structural and occupational change, job quality, minimum wage, energy poverty, and the labour market effects of climate and energy policies.

Simone Schotte is a development economist focusing on inequality, social stratification, and labour markets research. She is a Project Director at Finnish Overseas Consultants (FinnOC) and has been a Research Associate at UNU-WIDER as well as a consultant to the World Bank. She holds a PhD from the University of Göttingen and her research has been published in journals such as World Development, Journal of Economic Inequality, Journal of Development Studies, Kyklos, International Migration Review, among others.

Kunal Sen is Director of UNU-WIDER, Helsinki, Finland, and Professor of Development Economics, Global Development Institute, University of Manchester, UK (on leave). He has over three decades of experience in academic and applied development economics research. He has performed extensive research on the political economy of growth and development, international finance, the dynamics of poverty, social exclusion, female labour force participation, and the informal sector in developing economies. His research has focused on India, East Asia, and sub-Saharan Africa. He was awarded the Sanjaya Lall Prize in 2006 and the Dudley Seers Prize in 2003 for his publications.

Table of Contents


1. Introduction: the changing nature of work and inequality, Carlos Gradín, Piotr Lewandowski, Simone Schotte, and Kunal Sen
2. Data and methodology, Carlos Gradín, Piotr Lewandowski, Simone Schotte, and Kunal Sen
3. Global divergence in the de-routinization of jobs, Piotr Lewandowski, Albert Park, and Simone Schotte
4. Cross-country patterns in structural transformation and inequality in developing countries, Carlos Gradín, Piotr Lewandowski, Simone Schotte, and Kunal Sen
5. Ghana: employment and inequality trends, Carlos Gradín and Simone Schotte
6. South Africa: employment and inequality trends, Haroon Bhorat, Kezia Lilenstein, Morné Oosthuizen, and Amy Thornton
7. Tunisia: employment and inequality trends, Mohamed Ali Marouani, Phuong Le Minh, and Michelle Marshalian
8. Bangladesh: employment and inequality trends, Sayema Haque Bidisha, Tahrim Mahmood, and Mahir A. Rahman
9. China: employment and inequality trends, Chunbing Xing
10. India: employment and inequality trends, Saloni Khurana and Kanika Mahajan
11. Indonesia: employment and inequality trends, Arief Anshory Yusuf and Putri Riswani Halim
12. Argentina: employment and inequality trends, Roxana Maurizio and Ana Paula Monsalvo
13. Brazil: employment and inequality trends, Sergio Firpo, Alysson Portella, Flavio Riva, and Giovanna Úbida
14. Chile: employment and inequality trends, Gabriela Zapata-Román
15. Peru: employment and inequality trends, Paola Ballon and Jorge Dávalos
16. Conclusions and policy implications, Carlos Gradín, Piotr Lewandowski, Simone Schotte, and Kunal Sen

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