Global Employment Trends 2013 Report

Wanted: Productive jobs for the developing world

In the developing world an important route to economic growth is through increased opportunities for workers to move from lower to higher productive jobs, for example from subsistence farming to work in industry and service sectors. This process, called "structural change", has slowed down in recent years as job creation in productive sectors has stalled, says ILO Labour Economist Christian Viegelahn.

Date issued: 22 January 2013 | Size/duration: 00:01:26