Skip to Main Navigation

Pakistan - Labor market study : regulation, job creation, and skills formation in the manufacturing sector (Inglês)

In an effort to improve employment outcomes and industrial productivity, the Government of Pakistan (GoP) has launched a dual-track reform process involving broad-based overhaul of labor laws and institutions, and expansion and reform of the Vocational and Technical Training (VTT) system. Labor market regulation and laws are useful economic and social institutions designed to protect workers from undesirable consequences of market failure such as arbitrary or discriminatory actions by employers. They also help stabilize employment and household incomes against aggregate business cycles and shocks. Labor regulation is also an important element of society's instruments for the provision of social security and the maintenance of health, safety, and environmental standards in economic activities. Labor regulation in Pakistan is excessive by international standards, as can be seen from data on a number of indicators of labor market flexibility. All things considered, Pakistani industry and workers will seem to be better off with a more flexible labor market. The report analyzes the existing labor laws and institutions, along with the new draft laws, from this point of view. It also provides a review of the current VTT system and changes for it.

Detalhes

  • Data do documento

    2006/09/01

  • TIpo de documento

    PSD, Política de Privatização e Industrial

  • No. do relatório

    38075

  • Nº do volume

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • País

    Madagascar,

  • Região

    Sul da Ásia,

  • Data de divulgação

    2012/06/21

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Nome do documento

    Pakistan - Labor market study : regulation, job creation, and skills formation in the manufacturing sector

  • Palavras-chave

    collection of social security contributions;Finance & Private Sector Development;Job Creation;labor regulation;Vocational and Technical Training;Labor Law;female labor force participation;school drop-outs;Vocational and Technical Education;small business technical assistance;high level of employment;monitoring and evaluation system;large number of women;Labor Market Flexibility;formal sector employment;quality of job;social security program;labor market outcome;rural area;labor market indicator;trade and services;rate of output;female work force;job creation rate;flexible labor market;school age youth;availability of fund;work long hour;informal sector worker;civil service administration;job placement service;private sector representative;social security law;formal labor market;small business development;labor market entry;emerging knowledge economy;labor market participation;Local Economic Development;informal labor market;sale of service;labor market reform;impact of regulation;human resource development;implementation of regulation;female labor market;dispute resolution mechanism;provincial government officials;demand for skill;labor force growth;working age population;labor market situation;allocation of fund;safety of women;total employment growth;high wage premium;labor market institution;severance pay scheme;labour force growth;share of employment;open unemployment;real wage;firing cost;skill formation;Manufacturing;term contract;manufacturing sector;average earning;employment relationship;industrial skill;excessive regulation;skill shortage;investment climate;labor legislation;permanent worker;industrial employment;agricultural worker;educated youth;temporary labor;temporary worker;private service;participation rate;early marriage;employment status;international standard;informal worker;working condition;discouraged worker;agricultural sector;skill development;labor demand;skill gap;job opportunities;market failure;labor outcomes;productive employment;job opportunity;reform process;skilled labor;poor household;female participation;job growth;job security;welfare program;industrial productivity;provincial authority;employment outcome;restrictive law;employment opportunity;social concern;female schooling;public space;employment protection;employment opportunities;Gender Gap;young woman;rural female;income support;social stigma;sales growth;comprehensive strategy;water availability;legal environment;Employment Law;unskilled occupations;adverse consequence;female workers;income volatility;adequate protection;business relationship;employment stability;permanent employment;product market;international competitiveness;heavy reliance;temporary employment;poverty perspective;respective year;rising trend;early success;domestic helper;sectoral composition;stable employment;industrial growth;bonded labor;salaried worker;activity rates;prime age;demographic change;employment condition;educate elite;temporary contract;unemployment problem;rural girl;urban employment;contract dispute;base wage;minimum requirement;upward mobility;world economy;education resource;future education;intermediate school;case law;essential skill;voluntary contribution;life insurance;health coverage;public intervention;market rate;government structure;state budget;payroll tax;labor inspection;national regulation;management characteristics;rent seeking;discretionary power;model regulation;process system;labor service;social skill;global experience;external control;electronic component;inspection scheme;industrial dispute;legal provision;severance payment;fair grounds;excess worker;joint liability;factor market;accelerating growth;Labor Union;consultation workshop;school completion;educational setting;advanced economy;wage growth;employment income;institutional review;product of labor;goods market;industrial labor;domestic industry;draft law;labor reform;federal legislation;exogenous shock;industrial workforce;household income;initial investment

Downloads

COMPLETAR RELATÓRIO

Versão oficial do documento (pode conter assinaturas, etc.)

  • PDF oficial
  • TXT*
  • Total Downloads** :
  • Download Stats
  • *A versão do texto é um OCR incorreto e está incluído unicamente em benefício de usuários com conectividade lenta.