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2022, volume 65, articles 3

India’s Elusive Quest for Inclusive Development: An Employment Perspective pp. 579-623 Downloads
K. P. Kannan
Transition from the Informal to the Formal Economy: The Need for a Multi-faceted Approach pp. 625-642 Downloads
Kamala Sankaran
Are the Farmer Households Becoming Agricultural Labour Households in India? An Analysis of State-Wise SAS Data pp. 643-665 Downloads
A. Narayanamoorthy and K. S. Sujitha
Trends in wages of regular wage employees and casual workers in Indian states pp. 667-687 Downloads
Veronica Pala and Aibanskhem Nongspung
Brazilian Wage Curve: Further Evidence Based on Spatial Interactions in Times of Recession, 2012–2019 pp. 689-708 Downloads
Guilherme Cemin Paula and André M. Marques
Firm Performance and Productivity: Is Labour an Obstacle? pp. 709-728 Downloads
Saibal Ghosh
Measuring Taste-Based Employment Discrimination Between Females and Males pp. 729-745 Downloads
Hamed Pirpour
Revisiting the Relationship Between Social Capital and Income of Informal Workers: An Empirical Analysis from Hooghly District of West Bengal, India pp. 747-778 Downloads
Breeta Banerjee and Amit Kundu
Fifteen Years of India’s NREGA: Employer of the Last Resort? pp. 779-799 Downloads
Swati Narayan
Distress Migration and Involuntary Return During Pandemic in Assam: Characteristics and Determinants pp. 801-820 Downloads
Girimallika Borah
Imbalancing Act: India’s Industrial Relations Code, 2020 pp. 821-830 Downloads
Aishwarya Bhuta
Assessing Social Sustainability in the Gig Economy pp. 831-843 Downloads
Muralidharan Loganathan
Transforming Skill Gap Crisis into Opportunity for Upskilling in India’s IT-BPM Sector pp. 845-862 Downloads
Nausheen Nizami, Tulika Tripathi and Meha Mohan
Status of Domestic Workers in India: A Tale of Two Cities pp. 863-879 Downloads
Amrita Ghatak and Kingshuk Sarkar
An Intriguing Puzzle of Female Labour Force Participation: Comparative Study of Selected South Asian Countries pp. 881-895 Downloads
Prema Basargekar and Pushpendra Singh
Correction to: Imbalancing Act: India’s Industrial Relations Code, 2020 pp. 927-927 Downloads
Aishwarya Bhuta

2022, volume 65, articles 2

Youth Employment and Unemployment in India: Issues and Challenges pp. 237-267 Downloads
Alakh N. Sharma
Making the Right to Social Security a Reality for All Workers pp. 269-294 Downloads
Shahra Razavi
Structural Transformation and Employment Generation in India: Past Performance and the Way Forward pp. 295-320 Downloads
Amit Basole
How Comparable are India’s Labour Market Surveys? pp. 321-346 Downloads
Rosa Abraham and Anand Shrivastava
Persistent Vulnerabilities in the World of Work and Contemporary Capitalism: Some Reflections on India pp. 347-372 Downloads
Praveen Jha and Preksha Mishra
ICT and Employment in India: An Analysis of Organized Sector pp. 373-395 Downloads
Pawan Kumar and Sunil Kumar
Migration from North-East India During 1991–2011: Unemployment and Ethnopolitical Issues pp. 397-423 Downloads
Avijit Mistri
Bengali Migrant Workers in South India: A Mixed-Method Inquiry into Their Earnings, Livings and Struggle During Covid Pandemic pp. 425-443 Downloads
Monalisha Chakraborty, Subrata Mukherjee and Priyanka Dasgupta
Outsiders of the Labour Force in Kerala: Demystifying Deterrents of Female Work pp. 445-461 Downloads
Neethu Thomas and D. Shyjan
Gender Disparity in Invisible Economy: Lessons from Indian Time Use Survey pp. 463-481 Downloads
C. Ratheesh and V. Anitha
Female Workforce Participation and Vulnerability in Employment: Evidence from Rural Jharkhand pp. 483-502 Downloads
Tanuka Endow and Swati Dutta
Migration and Overeducation of Venezuelans in the Colombian Labor Market pp. 503-517 Downloads
Jhon Mora, Maribel Castillo Caicedo and Gustavo Adolfo Gómez
Potential of Dairy Industry with Special Reference to Generating Employment in India pp. 519-532 Downloads
Vaibhavi Pingale and Niharika Singh
A Note on Industrial Relations Code, 2020 pp. 533-543 Downloads
Gopal Roy and Amaresh Dubey
The Paradoxical Impacts of the Minimum Wage Implementation on Ready-made Garment (RMG) Workers: A Qualitative Study pp. 545-569 Downloads
Humayun Kabir, Myfanwy Maple, Md. Shahidul Islam and Kim Usher
Debolina Kundu, Remy Sietchiping and Michael Kinyanjui: Developing National Urban Policies: Ways Forward to Green and Smart Cities pp. 571-573 Downloads
Darshini Mahadevia
Contours of Value Capture: India’s Neoliberal Path of Industrial Development by Satyaki Roy, Cambridge University Press. U.K. PP. 202 pp. 575-578 Downloads
Paramjit Singh

2022, volume 65, articles 1

Does Services Sector Encourage Migration and Reduce Poverty? pp. 1-18 Downloads
Arup Mitra
Dynamics of Urban Labour Market and Informality pp. 19-37 Downloads
Balwant Singh Mehta and Ishwar Chandra Awasthi
Social Identity, Gender and Unequal Opportunity of Earning in Urban India: 2017–2018 to 2019–2020 pp. 39-57 Downloads
Panchanan Das and Sumita Biswas
Female Labour Force Participation in India: An Empirical Study pp. 59-83 Downloads
Syamantak Chattopadhyay and Subhanil Chowdhury
Employment Outcomes for Men and Women Following an Economic Downturn: Labour Underutilisation in Australia pp. 85-101 Downloads
Scott Baum and William Mitchell
Wage Price Floors and Sectoral Employment Outcomes in Ghana pp. 103-122 Downloads
Richard Kofi Asravor and Frank Gyimah Sackey
Employment Status during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from Ethiopia pp. 123-135 Downloads
Wondmagegn Biru Mamo, Habtamu Legese Feyisa, Mekonnen Kumlachew Yitayaw and Seifu Neda Tereda
Reducing Rural Poverty Through Non-farm Job Creation in India pp. 137-160 Downloads
Shiba Shankar Pattayat, Jajati Keshari Parida and I. C. Awasthi
Internal Remittances, Household Welfare, Spending Patterns and Labour Supply: A Study from Rural Areas of Hailakhandi District of South Assam pp. 161-184 Downloads
Sagarika Dey and Hussain Ahmed Laskar
A Review of Employee Turnover Models and their Role in Evolution of Turnover Literature pp. 185-214 Downloads
Santosh Kumar Gupta, Nitesh Bhatia and Manju Bhagat
Chakraborty, A., Chowdhury, S., Banerjee, S., and Mahmood, Z.: Limits of Bargaining: Capital, Labour and the State in Contemporary India, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2019, HB, price $99.00, ISBN 978-1-108-49224-9 pp. 215-219 Downloads
Anthony P. D’Costa
Deepak K. Mishra and Pradeep Nayak (Eds), Land and Livelihoods in Neoliberal India, Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020, 139.99 Euros (Hardcover) and 117.69 Euros (E-book), xxv + 313 pp. ISBN: 978–981-15–3510-9 and ISBN: 978–981-15–3511-6 (eBook) pp. 221-223 Downloads
Sujit Kumar Mishra
Neo-liberal Discourse and Precariousness of Labour Class. Labour in Contemporary India by Praveen Jha, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, New Delhi, 2016 pp. Xx + 229, Rs. 295 pp. 225-231 Downloads
Manjit Sharma and Pushpak Sharma
Martha Chen and Françoise Carré (eds.): The Informal Economy Revisited: Examining the Past, Envisioning the Future, 2020 pp. 233-236 Downloads
Iswarya Priya Jagannathan

2021, volume 64, articles 4

From Monopoly to Monopsony Capitalism pp. 843-866 Downloads
Dev Nathan
The Impact of COVID-19 on the Household Economy of India pp. 867-882 Downloads
Bino Paul, Unmesh Patnaik, Kamal Kumar Murari, Santosh Kumar Sahu and T. Muralidharan
Conducting Time-Use Surveys Employing Rigorous Methods to Produce Quality Data pp. 883-898 Downloads
Indira Hirway
Does Technological Innovation Compete or Complement Job Employment? Effect of Technological Innovation and Financial Performance pp. 899-922 Downloads
Kofi Mintah Oware and Thathaiah Mallikarjunappa
Negotiating Exclusion and Precarity: Marginalised Urban Youth, Education, and Employment in Delhi pp. 923-941 Downloads
Rama Devi and Sawmya Ray
Urban Infrastructure and Labour Force Participation in India pp. 943-960 Downloads
R. Ahalya and Sourabh Paul
Interstate Wage Differentials in Organized Manufacturing Industries pp. 961-979 Downloads
Nidhi Sharma
Determinants of Wage Differentials Among In-Migrant Workers: Insights from a Primary Study Conducted in Kozhikode District, Kerala, India pp. 981-997 Downloads
Mohamed Saalim and Sobin George
Labour Market Institutions, Industry Structure and Productivity in Indian Manufacturing Sector pp. 999-1021 Downloads
Pradip Kumar Biswas and Saurabh Bandyopadhyay
Does Convergence of Rural Development Schemes Improve Household Welfare? An Investigation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act in Odisha, India pp. 1023-1042 Downloads
Narayan Chandra Nayak, Bimal Kishore Sahoo, Mamata Jenamani, Alok Ranjan Mohanty and Runa Sen Chatterjee
Vulnerability of Construction Workers During COVID-19: Tracking Welfare Responses and Challenges pp. 1043-1067 Downloads
Ajit Jha
Women Entrepreneurs in India: Where Do They Stand? pp. 1069-1092 Downloads
Shiney Chakraborty and Priyanka Chatterjee
Do Employability Skills Matter in Placement: An Exploratory Study of Private Engineering Institutions and IT Firms in Delhi NCR pp. 1093-1113 Downloads
Antra Singh and Seema Singh
Is Work Organisation Causing Precariousness? Insights from Textile Industry in South India pp. 1115-1134 Downloads
Nandini Ramamurthy
Analysing the Politics of Nigeria’s 2019 National Minimum Wage: Towards a Public Policy pp. 1135-1149 Downloads
Paul Oshagwu Opone and Kelvin Obi Kelikwuma

2021, volume 64, articles 3

Labor Participation and Gender Inequalities in India: Traditional Gender Norms in India and the Decline in the Labor Force Participation Rate (LFPR) pp. 531-542 Downloads
Alessandra Costagliola
Misconstrued Notions and Misplaced Interventions: An Assessment of State Policy on Domestic Work in India pp. 543-564 Downloads
N. Neetha
Labour Force Participation Rate of Women in Urban India: An Age-Cohort-Wise Analysis pp. 565-593 Downloads
Deeksha Tayal and Sourabh Paul
Demographic Dividend in the Age of Neoliberal Capitalism: An Analysis of Employment and Employability in India pp. 595-619 Downloads
Paramjit Singh and Surinder Kumar
Union Membership as a Moderator in the Relationship Between Living Wage, Job Satisfaction and Employee Engagement pp. 621-640 Downloads
M. J. Maleka, C. M. Schultz, L. Hoek, L. Paul-Dachapalli and S. C. Ragadu
Impacts and Strategies Behind COVID-19-Induced Economic Crisis: Evidence from Informal Economy pp. 641-661 Downloads
Agus Joko Pitoyo, Bagas Aditya, Ikhwan Amri and Akbar Abdul Rokhim
The Crisis of Extreme Inequality in India pp. 663-683 Downloads
Ishan Anand and Anjana Thampi
Child Labour and Trade-Related Price Policies in a Developing Economy: A Trade-Theoretical Analysis pp. 685-704 Downloads
Sushobhan Mahata, Jonaki Sengupta and Ranjanendra Narayan Nag
The State of Bodo Peasantry in Modern-Day Assam: Evidence from Majrabari Village in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts pp. 705-730 Downloads
Mizinksa Daimari and Rajshree Bedamatta
Impact of COVID 19 on Indian Migrant Workers: Decoding Twitter Data by Text Mining pp. 731-747 Downloads
Pooja Misra and Jaya Gupta
Occupational Segmentation and Earning Differences across Social Class: An Investigation from Rural Odisha pp. 749-767 Downloads
Surendra Meher
Has Emigration Perked Up Entrepreneurship Among Return Migrants in Kerala? Findings from a Survey in a High Migration Density District pp. 769-786 Downloads
P. Azad, A. Abdul Salim and P. K. Sujathan
Risk of COVID-19 Transmission and Livelihood Challenges of Stranded Migrant Labourers during Lockdown in India pp. 787-802 Downloads
Margubur Rahaman, Avijit Roy, Pradip Chouhan, Kailash Chandra Das and Md Juel Rana
Female Employment in India: Tracking Trends During 2005–2019 pp. 803-823 Downloads
Varsha Gupta
Changing Employment Conditions in the Rural Labour Market of West Bengal pp. 825-841 Downloads
Rathindra Nath Pramanik

2021, volume 64, articles 2

India’s Deepening Employment Crisis in the Time of Rapid Economic Growth pp. 247-279 Downloads
Ajit K. Ghose and Abhishek Kumar
Stalled Structural Change Brings an Employment Crisis in India pp. 281-308 Downloads
Santosh Mehrotra and Jajati K. Parida
Empowering Growth in Pakistan? pp. 309-331 Downloads
Karin Astrid Siegmann and Hadia Majid
Adjustment Factors on the Work Performance of Bangladeshi Temporary Contract Workers in Malaysia pp. 333-349 Downloads
Md.Sayed Uddin and Adam Andani Mohammed
Amendment 110/2001 and the Dynamics of Brazilian Labour Market pp. 351-370 Downloads
Allyne de Almeida Ferreira Ramos and Paulo Aguiar do Monte
Labour Productivity Dynamics in Indian Agriculture: 2000–2016 pp. 371-388 Downloads
Surya Bhushan
Working Women, Delhi Metro and Covid-19: A Case Study in Delhi-NCR pp. 389-413 Downloads
Deeksha Tayal and Aasha Kapur Mehta
Gender Pay Gap in India: Evidence from Urban Labour Market pp. 415-445 Downloads
Shamim Ara
Nature and Dynamics of Farm Labour Work: A Case Study of Cotton in the Indian Punjab pp. 447-459 Downloads
Sukhpal Singh
Indian Construction Industry: Employment Conditions of Migrant Male Workers of Uttar Dinajpur, West Bengal pp. 461-484 Downloads
Sudipta Sarkar
Determinants of Migration to Goa, India: A Gravity Model Analysis pp. 485-498 Downloads
P. S. Devi and P. K. Sudarsan
Estimation of Women Beedi Workers in India and Their Socio-economic Condition pp. 499-521 Downloads
Jagannath Mallick and Sachi Satpathy
Yoginder Kumar Alagh: Economic Policy in a Liberalising Economy: Indian Reform in this Century pp. 523-526 Downloads
Lakhwinder Singh
Madhura Swaminathan, Shruti Nagbhushan and V.K. Ramachandran: Women and Work in Rural India, Tulika Books, 2020 pp. 527-530 Downloads
Rajshree Bedamatta

2021, volume 64, articles 1

Labour Market Regulation and Manufacturing Employment: A Study of Organized Manufacturing Sector Across Indian States pp. 1-22 Downloads
Swapan Chakraborty
Consequences of Labour Migration on Wages and Employment: Evidence from India pp. 23-47 Downloads
Mohd Imran Khan
Dynamics of Agricultural Labour in Small-Farm Economy: Work, Gender and Technologies in Cotton Production in Telangana pp. 49-71 Downloads
Bhim Reddy, Ranjit Prakash and Busam Monika Reddy
Occupational Segregation in the Indian Labor Market: A Socio-religious Perspective pp. 73-99 Downloads
Kashif Mansoor and Vinoj Abraham
Impact of Trade Liberalisation on the Informal Sector—A Study for the BRICS pp. 101-113 Downloads
Pooja Khanna
Wage Inequality of Venezuelan Migrants in Ecuador pp. 115-132 Downloads
Hector Botello
Factors Determining Paid and Unpaid Work in Young Adults: Evidence from a Cohort Study in Bihar, India pp. 133-153 Downloads
Ishita Pal, Balhasan Ali, Preeti Dhillon and Neelanjana Pandey
Operation-Wise Labour Absorption in Jhum cultivation, WRC and WTC Under Mokokchung, Dimapur and Phek Districts, Nagaland pp. 155-173 Downloads
B. Imnawapang Longkumer
Returns to Computer Use in Bangladesh: An Econometric Analysis pp. 175-198 Downloads
Fahmida Khatun and Syed Yusuf Saadat
Employment Choices and Wage Differentials: Evidence on Labor Force Data Sets from Pakistan pp. 199-216 Downloads
Ahmed Nawaz Hakro, Yaseen Ghulam, Shabbar Jaffry and Vyoma Shah
Employment Challenges and Aspirations of Educated Youth: A Case Study of Shillong Town pp. 217-234 Downloads
Shedrina Grace Hynniewta
K. Seeta Prabhu and Sandhya S. Iyer: Human Development in an Unequal World pp. 235-238 Downloads
Indira Hirway
Planning in the 20th Century and Beyond pp. 239-241 Downloads
Aditi Madan
Correction to: Consequences of Labour Migration on Wages and Employment: Evidence from India pp. 243-245 Downloads
Mohd Imran Khan
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