Episode 7 Episode 7 Employment Part 2 – What do people do?

By Haroon Akram-Lodhi

Enlarging human capabilities can require access to employment that is safe, secure and fairly paid. But around the world we are seeing an increasing share of employment being unsafe, insecure, and poorly paid. Can employment that supports the ability of people to live the life to which they aspire be promoted?

Agriculture is still the single most important source of employment in the world. Around the world, manufacturing jobs are a declining source of employment, but service jobs are growing, everywhere.