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Impact of Globalisation and Economic Reforms on Employment in India

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  • Dhas, Albert Christopher
  • Helen, Mary Jacqueline

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In this paper, the basics of globalization, the economic reforms initiated in India and the trends in employment and the impact of globalisation are discussed. It is argued that the unorganised workers would expand further due to globalisation. Under the present deprived conditions of unorganised sector, this would lead to imbalance in the labour market leading to more supply of labours, low wages and low level of income. This situation would affect the social and economic conditions of the unorganised working population. The unorganised workers will be in the highly disadvantageous position as there would be a shift in the technology from labour to capital intensive and use of unskilled to skilled workers.

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  • Dhas, Albert Christopher & Helen, Mary Jacqueline, 2008. "Impact of Globalisation and Economic Reforms on Employment in India," MPRA Paper 9597, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:9597
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    Keywords

    Globalisation; Economic Reforms; Employment; labour; India; Unorganised workers; Organised workers; Unemployment; unskilled workers; enterprises;

    JEL classification:

    • O1 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development
    • J6 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers
    • N3 - Economic History - - Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy
    • J0 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - General

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