Video: Coordinated Macroeconomic, Employment and Social Protection Policies in Asia and the Pacific

A post-crisis, macroeconomic framework that supports more inclusive and balanced growth requires a renewed commitment to full employment as a core macroeconomic policy goal. Trade and investment policies can work together with tax and social protection systems to support employment, and ensure that the benefits of growth and productivity are shared more widely. Some of the ways forward are the creation of a basic social protection floor and public employment guarantee schemes targeting the unemployed and working poor.

Date issued: 04 December 2011 | Size/duration: 00:02:46