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Guy Ryder

Guy Ryder

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Guy Ryder is Director-General of the International Labour Organization, which organized the Global Commission on the Future of Work.

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  1. Toward People-Centered Growth
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    Toward People-Centered Growth

    Jun 13, 2019 Guy Ryder & Richard Samans outline three practical ways for governments to prepare their citizens for tomorrow's labor markets.

  2. Decent Work, A Global Imperative
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    Decent Work, A Global Imperative

    Jan 25, 2017 Guy Ryder proposes measures to reduce wage inequality and strengthen economic security for all workers.

  3. Labor in the Age of Robots
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    Labor in the Age of Robots

    Jan 22, 2015 Guy Ryder believes that automation in the workplace will be one of the defining challenges of our era.

  4. Cleaner, Greener, and Richer
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    Cleaner, Greener, and Richer

    Sep 19, 2014 Guy Ryder emphasize the job-creating potential of action to mitigate climate change.

  5. The Greening of Work

    The Greening of Work

    Feb 14, 2008 Juan Somavia, et al.

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    The King of the Americans

    Steve Pincus observes that the US Supreme Court has given the president powers denied to English monarchs since James II.
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    Will Trump Benefit from the Attempt on His Life?

    Shang-Jin Wei

    Taiwan’s experience suggests that the attempted assassination of former US President Donald Trump may provide him with enough sympathy votes to return to the White House. Barring a dramatic shift, such as President Joe Biden being replaced by a more dynamic nominee, the prospects for a Democratic victory appear dim.

    draws parallels between the attack on Trump and the incident that swayed the 2004 Taiwanese election.
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    Fighting Climate Change Requires a Different Mindset

    Sonia Guajajara thinks the rest of the world can learn a lot from how indigenous peoples relate to nature.
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    The Supreme Court Just Sabotaged the US Economy

    Kenneth Jacobs considers the implications of a decision that will hobble federal rulemaking and unleash a wave of litigation.
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    Gen Z’s Growing Consumer Power

    Wolfgang Fengler explains how the generation’s enormous economic potential will unfold over the next two decades.
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    Why Is China’s Consumption Rate So Low?

    Zhang Jun thinks Chinese households are spending more than official data indicate, but that more support is needed.
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    South Korea Is Caught in the Crossfire of the US-China Trade War

    Anne O. Krueger warns that America’s recent policy shifts could jeopardize a critical strategic alliance in East Asia.
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    What to Do About the Taliban’s Gender Apartheid

    Gordon Brown proposes how international pressure can be brought to bear to reverse the regime's ban on girls' education.
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    What Labour Needs to Succeed

    Mariana Mazzucato & Sarah Doyle share lessons from other countries about how to implement an effective industrial strategy.

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