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Yes, depression is an illness, but prevention is better and cheaper than treatment

The renewed focus on mental illness after the death of Robin Williams has both positive and negative features.

The ups and downs of self-employment

Two recent reports show that there are both positive and negative drivers and effects of increasing self-employment

Are private investors the best people to decide development priorities in poor countries?

Development Impact Bonds were supposed to be the next big thing. But do they give power to the right people?

Productivity in social care services: innovating for better jobs, service and resource use

Britain's coalition government wants to drive up productivity in social care. It can be done, and it needn't be nasty.

Beyond Jobs: what if employment policy caught up with labour market reality?

Wingham Rowan calls for government to adapt their policy response to the reality that jobs for life have gone for good

No such thing as ‘the German model’: principles are universal, but routes must vary.

Employee representation on company boards is a vital form of worker voice but the route to workplace democracy must vary.

Mobilising informal economy workers for urban resilience

Workers in the informal economy and slum dwellers can be active and organised contributors to raising the triple bottom line