Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Effects of Public Policy on Child Labor

Many policy instruments can be used to address or affect child labor, even if they are implemented to achieve other objectives. From a theoretical point of view, however, the impact … Continue reading

Friday, 17 March 2017 · Leave a comment

Rights-Based Approach in the Context of Temporary Labour Migration in Asia

This paper analyses the implications of the dominant framework that has so far guided migration policy in Asia and shaped intra-Asian migration patterns and dynamics. It identifies institutional gaps that … Continue reading

Thursday, 8 September 2016 · Leave a comment

The Economic Rationale for International Labor Rights

Most of workers’ and human rights violations persist in the global South. Therefore, the debate about international workers’ rights revolves primarily around enforcing social standards in developing countries. As countries … Continue reading

Tuesday, 1 March 2016 · Leave a comment