Global Human Development Report

The Report starts with a fundamental question—how can work enhance human development? The Report takes a broad view of work, going beyond jobs and taking into account such activities as unpaid care work, voluntary work and creative work—all of which contribute to the richness of human lives.

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The Report starts with a fundamental question—how can work enhance human development? The Report takes a broad view of work, going beyond jobs and taking into account such activities as unpaid care work, voluntary work and creative work—all of which contribute to the richness of human lives.

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The Report starts with a fundamental question—how can work enhance human development? The Report takes a broad view of work, going beyond jobs and taking into account such activities as unpaid care work, voluntary work and creative work—all of which contribute to the richness of human lives.

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This Report starts with a fundamental question—how can work enhance human development? The Report takes a broad view of work, going beyond jobs and taking into account such activities as unpaid care work, voluntary work and creative work—all of which contribute to the richness of human lives.

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The Report starts with a fundamental question—how can work enhance human development? The Report takes a broad view of work, going beyond jobs and taking into account such activities as unpaid care work, voluntary work and creative work—all of which contribute to the richness of human lives.

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From a human development perspective, the notion of work is broader and deeper than that of jobs or employment alone.

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02 February 2016 | Robert Reich, Former United States Secretary of Labor

The argument voiced in the late 19th century over alleged “freedom of contract” was that any deal between employees and workers was perfectly fine

18 January 2016 | By Selim Jahan, Director of the Human Development Report Office and lead author of the 2015 Human Development Report

The 2015 Human Development Report (HDR) considers major changes in the world of work, affecting when, how, and where people work.