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Is Decent Work Elusive under Globalisation and 4IR?

The global production chain has entered the phase of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The emerging countries are not immune from the trend of technology adoption either through domestic or international competition. Excessive use of technology has subdued the possibility of creating enough decent jobs for India and other emerging countries. The weakening relationship between economic and employment growth led by intense global competition and technology penetration is likely to complicate the decent employment agenda.

The author is thankful to Manoj Jatav for his valuable suggestions. 

The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not refl ect the opinion or views of the organisation he is affi liated with.

The dead machinery may be used to assist human efforts and must not be pitted against the millions of living machines represented by the villagers.

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Published On : 20th Jan, 2024

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