World Development Report, 1995 Workers in an Integrating World

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This eighteenth annual report assesses what a more market-driven and integrated world means for workers. It asks which development strategies best address workers' needs, and what domestic labor market policies can do to establish a more equitable distribution of income, greater job security, and higher workplace standards, while preserving and indeed enhancing the.

The edition contains a special section on the importance of the market economy and labor policy in raising the living standard of workers around the world.

A central message is that market-based development strategies are the best way to raise the living standards of all workers, including the : World Bank.

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