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Does broadband infrastructure boost employment?

Oliver Falck
2017 IZA World of Labor  
KEY FINDINGS Does broadband infrastructure boost employment? Broadband infrastructure has differing effects on workers of different skills  ...  These include quantifying employment effects of broadband infrastructure roll-out and questions about who exactly are the winners and losers in the labor market, and whether skills in information and communication  ...  Finally, broadband in combination with other technologies, for example, information technologies, may lead to the creation of new products and increase firm productivity.  ... 
doi:10.15185/izawol.341 fatcat:rq2hhoi6tfd7ddcsnnl2fvetwm

Strengths and Opportunity of Migrant Village Tourism Development in Indonesia

Bambang Supriadi, Lusi Endang Sri Darmawati
2020 International Journal of Advances in Scientific Research and Engineering  
Migrant worker problems occur due to limited job opportunities & opportunities, income disparity and less productive use of income.  ...  However, if there is a weakness and there is a chance the strategy is to improve the infrastructure for the procurement of tourist signs, add to tourist spots and organize a tourist information Centre.  ...  guidance, information about working abroad and document services for prospective migrant workers such as certificates or other documents [6] .  ... 
doi:10.31695/ijasre.2020.33954 fatcat:xpw2xaou55ctbgphlygt4f4lxq

Obstacles in Implementing Automation in Indian Infrastructure Projects

Akash S. Tambi, A. R. Kolhe, Upendra Saharkar
2014 IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering  
The infrastructure project requires more numbers of skilled labour, good quality of work, increases productivity etc.  ...  This paper describes the information about automation in Indian construction industry by using qualitative study of local construction industries in and around Pune.  ...  The objectives of any automation have to improve the quality of work, productivity, higher safety for both workers and public through developing machines for dangerous job, uniform quality of work with  ... 
doi:10.9790/1684-11334244 fatcat:hxzpdsb3ang5jaao4ltqxflbqu

Performance Evaluation of the Extension Worker and the Development Strategy of Organic Agriculture Extension in Batu City

Hendro Prasetyo, Lilis Hariani
2018 Journal of Socioeconomics and Development  
Strategies for increasing the role of extension workers include: (1) improving information about organic agriculture by improving extension methods, (2) increasing the ability of farmer groups by working  ...  Farmers and key persons were interviewed to obtain perceptual variables on the performance of extension workers, and strategies to increase the role of extension workers.  ...  Increasing the price of organic products through the role of farmer groups to improve the quality of cultivation e.  ... 
doi:10.31328/jsed.v1i2.594 fatcat:q4ek5agcrbhmnfhbuzjy5yoozm

Globalization and Securing Rights for Women Informal Workers in Asia

Jeemol Unni
2004 Journal of Human Development  
A matrix of rights consisting of the right to work, broadly defined, safe work, minimum income and social security are identified as core issues for informal workers.  ...  The claim of women and informal workers for a voice in the macro policy decisions through representation at the local, national and international levels is at the heart of the rights-based approach.  ...  Nata Duvvury, Stephanie Seguino, Joann Vanek and Uma Rani painstakingly went through earlier drafts of the paper and provided incisive comments.  ... 
doi:10.1080/1464988042000277233 fatcat:zvzv7uzsqfewrlwgw6ndl2mx4y

Distributional Effects of FDI: How the Interaction of FDI and Economic Policy Affects Poor Households in Bolivia

Peter Nunnenkamp, Rainer Schweickert, Manfred Wiebelt
2007 Development Policy Review  
Yet, simulated policy reforms or alternative productivity scenarios are hardly effective in reducing the divide between urban and rural areas.  ...  The Bolivian government may promote growth-enhancing and poverty-alleviating effects of FDI by overcoming labour market segmentation and providing complementary public investment in infrastructure.  ...  FDI may help improve public This complementarity applies to both formal and informal sectors so that FDI effects working through public investment do not have obviously adverse distributional consequences  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-7679.2007.00379.x fatcat:6aqjjaszmrenzlzb5oj6p4yvnm

REMEDIES OVER THE OBSTACLES IN IMPLEMENTING AUTOMATION IN INDIAN INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

Akash S. Tambi .
2014 International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology  
Infrastructure project requires more number of skilled labour, good quality of work, increases productivity etc. for this purpose we use automation technologies.  ...  Some of them are high cost of automation technologies, maintenance and operating cost, skilled worker, knowledge about automation to worker, availability of technologies etc.  ...  Eliminating complains about noise and dust concerning works such as removal, cleaning or preparation of surfaces. v. Increasing productivity and work efficiency with reduced costs.  ... 
doi:10.15623/ijret.2014.0305111 fatcat:zxrvn67tszdk5ihe5w5pwtgtzi

Contributions and Challenges in Research and Extension Linkage for Agricultural Transformation in Ethiopia: A Review

Teka Debele, Mulugeta Gebeyehu, Alemayehu Abebe
2019 International journal of agricultural extension  
This very weak linkage has been major limiting factor in increased food productivity, agricultural transformation and sustainable development.  ...  Its well-coordinated and strong linkage can facilitate agricultural commercialization, promote sustainable agriculture and help to dissemination of useful Information.  ...  Dereje Hamza for providing me with valuable information and appreciation.  ... 
doi:10.33687/ijae.007.02.2971 fatcat:utl2t5jbmnalpkbjjowy7mfzxi

Peanut Supply Chain Reinforcement Model

Dwi Ratna Hidayati
2019 International Research Journal of Business Studies  
The research involved primary data through both observation and in depth interview of several key informants at main producer area in Bangkalan Regency such as head of farmer groups, extension workers  ...  Next, the opportunities considered to be taken are embracing middleman as partner, building peanut industry, distributing infrastructure improvement to remote agricultural area, providing information by  ...  This information should be easily accessed by extension worker as delegation of Agricultural Agency that further will be delivered to peanut farmer through socialization of extension work and also simple  ... 
doi:10.21632/irjbs.12.1.55-68 fatcat:nv64kk755veezoahxbbzwx2ahm

Remote (Dis)engagement: Shifting Corporate Risk to the 'Bottom of the Pyramid'

Kate Roll, Catherine Dolan, Dinah Rajak
2021 Development and Change  
This article examines how firms manage institutional voids and the consequences of these approaches for workers through a case study of a BoP 'route to market' programme designed by a global food manufacturer  ...  Instead of engaging with Kibera by upgrading informal markets or generating formal employment, the corporation focused on harnessing existing informal systems through composite arrangements of NGOs, social  ...  employment by formal sector firms into informal work.  ... 
doi:10.1111/dech.12669 fatcat:pbhkihn66bawbe23ow3vhgkclu

The crisis of the core seen through the eyes of the periphery: A Schelling model of the global-south megacity and the European crisis

Gary Dymski
2013 Panoeconomicus  
Regarding the Eurozone, an increase in the relative size of the periphery will -under the government's balanced-budget constraint -undercut the provision of public safety-net and infrastructure services  ...  Regarding megacities, informal sector growth undercuts the government's capacity to fund fully adequate public services.  ...  In effect, D workers may have less than full-time work, and may work at more than one I-square.  ... 
doi:10.2298/pan1304433d fatcat:edsuaf2w35aovovjdb3iwa2uzm

Industrial Challenges In Human-Centred Production

Wolfgang Unzeitig, Martin Wifling, Alexander Stocker, Manfred Rosenberger
2015 Zenodo  
Supporting production workers through providing them with action relevant data, information and knowledge via modern information technology has become a central topic of research.  ...  Against this background, a Horizon 2020 project has been launched exploring the future role of the production worker in Smart Factories.  ...  These solution will then be rolled out as pilot in the different production sites of the industrial project partners.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.820998 fatcat:7yqt774o4fdntpwggwmnnsisma

A development curse: formal vs informal activities in resource-dependent economies

Elissaios Papyrakis
2014 International Journal of Social Economics  
This constrains the ability to improve infrastructure and welfare over time and simultaneously imposes pressure on the local environment through deforestation.  ...  Decreasing mineral stocks induce a relocation of labour towards informal production, and deprive local authorities from public revenues collected within the formal economy.  ...  Therefore, revenues per worker in the informal sector are equal to: P X H(γ,X)/γ = P X X. (14) Labour will shift between sectors, in order that the return to work effort equalises between formal and informal  ... 
doi:10.1108/ijse-01-2013-0141 fatcat:snxvqa7sabhm5c3jki5cdlpslu

Measuring Infrastructure Skills Productivity [chapter]

Rex Asibuodu Ugulu, Stephen Allen, Andrew Arewa
2019 Management of Critical Infrastructure [Working Title]  
The third measuring technique discussed is the use of questionnaires and interview survey which involves information gathering through an interview with supervisors and workers working in the construction  ...  Finally, the chapter discussed how infrastructure productivity can be improved through effective supervision, material management and supply chain management, project front-end planning (loading) and work  ...  Trends of productivity growth in the construction industry across Europe, US and  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.85953 fatcat:f5nx34oqe5axripdp7h247tg3a

Work Related Quality of Life of Female Workers in A Garments Factory

Md. A Noor, AKM M K Pasha, Md. N Islam, R Afroz
2018 Volume 27 Number 2 July 2017  
The workers ' minimum and maximum monthly income was BDT-8500 and BDT-33500 respectively. Most of them agreed that they had good infrastructure, sanitation and safety facilities in the work place.  ...  This study explored the work related quality of life of female garment workers.  ...  The workers were enrolled who voluntarily participated in this study through written informed consent and whose age was 18+. Data was collected through face-to-face interview.  ... 
doi:10.47648/jmsr.2018.v2801.05 fatcat:eef6leyy25hn7b5cfcg5smtdly
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