Do Rigid Labor Laws Mean Higher Unemployment in Developing Countries?
- 'Dirty money' fraud cases are on the rise. // Eastern Eye;12/20/2013, Issue 1231, p15
The article offers information on the research survey results of the Global Financial Integrity (GFI) showing the economic impacts of fraud, corruption and shady business transactions in 2011 towards the economic conditions in the developing countries.
- HELPING UNDERDEVELOPED COUNTRIES TACKLE UNEMPLOYMENT. // Monthly Labor Review;May71, Vol. 94 Issue 5, p60
Presents the opinion of David Turnham, author of an OECD study of unemployment in the Third World, on economic salvation in developing countries. Implications of labor force growth; Importance of instant communication. INSET: The varying faces of youth unemployment.
- Editor's Note. Leung, Joe // Social Development Issues;2009, Vol. 31 Issue 2, preceding p1
The author reflects on the impact of global economic crises on both developed and developing countries. The author notes that many governments are putting up economic stimulus package to save and recover the economies. He stresses that the economic downturn has affected the employment, food...
- Labor Standards and WTO Rules: Survey of the Issues with Reference to Child Labor in South Asia. Sharma, Kishor // Journal of Economic Issues (M.E. Sharpe Inc.);Mar2009, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p29
Some developed countries have sought to counteract what they see as unfair competition faced by their domestic industries arising from the employment of child labor in the production of consumer goods in developing countries by including a "social clause" in the World Trade Organization (WTO)...
- Hidden liability: Understand the risks of negligent hiring. // HR Specialist: California Employment Law;Aug2013, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p4
The article stresses on the need of thoroughly investigating the background of candidates while hiring for certain jobs in which a rogue worker could harm other people. The failure to do background checks on those candidates, though there are certain questions one can't ask , could make one...
- DOES GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT CROWD OUT PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYMENT IN SIDS? THE CASE OF BARBADOS. Craigwell, Roland; Jackman, Mahalia // Journal of Developing Areas;Fall2014, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p309
This paper uses a two-step Markov-switching error correction model to determine the impact of government employment on the labour market in Barbados, a small island developing Caribbean state. The results suggest that there is partial crowding out, as public sector hiring reduces private...
- A World Gone Mad. Galeano, Eduardo // Progressive;Dec2000, Vol. 64 Issue 12, p30
Focuses on the fear of unemployment. Historical perspective on slavery; Working conditions in poor countries; Factors contributing to the trend.
- How the emerging markets banks rank. // Global Finance;Sep97, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p88
Presents the ranking of the banks of emerging market economies in the world. Rating; Assets.
- Report forecasts lowest growth since eighties' debt crisis. // Economic Review (05318955);Feb99, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p39
Presents the results of the 1998-99 edition of the World Bank's `Global Economic Prospects and the Developing Countries' report. Projected slow economic growth of developing countries; Contagion effect of the Asian financial crisis on the global economy; Projected annual percentage change in...