Policy Briefs on the Future of Work
These Martindale Center Policy Briefs on the Future of Work were prepared by teams of students and young professionals serving as Research Externs with the Lehigh University/United Nations Partnership working in affiliation with the International Labour Organization.
Special thanks to Kevin Cassidy, Director and Representative to the Bretton Woods and Multilateral Agencies, International Labour Organization Office for the United States, and Bill Hunter, Director, Fellowship Advising and UN Programs, Lehigh University, for their central roles in organizing the research externship program.
Particular thanks also to the eleven teams’ research mentors from Lehigh University and Universidad San Francisco de Quito: Chris Harvey, Bill Hunter, Tashina Khabbaz, Felipe Ante Levoyer, Matt Mattern, Kira Mendez, Michael Schaefer, Whitney Szmodis, Michael Valdivieso, Todd Watkins, Bruce Whitehouse.
Policy Brief On...
- The Economic and Technical Feasibility of AI Substitution of Harvesting Jobs in the United States During COVID-19
- Protecting Workers’ Rights in the Gig Economy: Digital Labor Platforms and the Case for a Dependent Contractor Classification
- Automation, Gender, and Race
- Child Labor within the Ecuadorian Cities of Guayaquil and Quito
- Combatting Child Labor through Vocational Training: Targeting Syrian Refugee Girls in Jordan
- Empowering Domestic Workers in the Gulf States: First Steps Toward Organizing
- What Methods Can Singapore Use to Further Protect Its Foreign Domestic Workers and Eradicate Forced Labor?
- COVID-19 Impact on Human Trafficking: Racial Disparities and Social Media Use
- The Impact of COVID-19 on the Wages and Living Conditions of the Syrian Migrants in Turkey
- Mitigating the Effects of COVID-19 on Wage Earnings for Female Domestic Workers in the Informal Economy in Ecuador and Brazil
- Essential, Undervalued, and Underpaid: Home Health Care Workers in the United States during the COVID-19 Pandemic
We wish to thank the ILO and mentors from Lehigh University and Universidad San Francisco de Quito for their assistance on this Martindale Center and Lehigh University/United Nations Partnership Policy Brief project.
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