Sher Verick
Research Fellow

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Verick Sher Singh Verick is Deputy Director of the ILO Decent Work Team for South Asia and Country Office for India. Prior to this position, he was Senior Employment Specialist in the Delhi office, leading the ILO’s support to governments in South Asia on employment policy formulation and related research, and Senior Research Economist for the ILO in Geneva. He has also worked for the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and various research institutions in Europe and Australia. He holds a master’s degree in development economics from the Australian National University and a PhD in economics from the University of Bonn. Since December 2004, he is a Research Fellow of the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). He has published in a range of journals and has authored or edited a number of volumes including Transformation of Women at Work in Asia: An Unfinished Development Agenda (2016), Perspectives on Labour Economics for Development (2013), and the Labour Markets of Emerging Economies (2013).
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IZA World of Labor article: Female labor force participation in developing countries
 
IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
Title
6116  Sher Verick
Giving Up Job Search During a Recession: The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the South African Labour Market
(published in: Journal of African Economies, 2012 (forthcoming), published online 30 January 2012)
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Sher Verick
Iyanatul Islam
The Great Recession of 2008-2009: Causes, Consequences and Policy Responses
(published in: Iyanatul Islam and Sher Verick (eds.), From the Great Recession to Labour Market Recovery: Issues, Evidence and Policy Options, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK; ILO/Palgrave Macmillan, 2010)
4359  Sher Verick
Who Is Hit Hardest during a Financial Crisis? The Vulnerability of Young Men and Women to Unemployment in an Economic Downturn
(published in: Iyanatul Islam and Sher Verick (eds.), From the Great Recession to Labour Market Recovery: Issues, Evidence and Policy Options, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK; ILO/Palgrave Macmillan, 2010)
3296  Leonce Ndikumana
Sher Verick
The Linkages between FDI and Domestic Investment: Unravelling the Developmental Impact of Foreign Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa
(published in: Development Policy Review, 2008, 26 (6), 713-726)
2827  Hielke Buddelmeyer
Sher Verick
Understanding the Drivers of Poverty Dynamics in Australian Households
(published in: Economic Record, 2008, 84 (266), 310-321)
1256  Sher Verick
Do Financial Incentives Promote the Employment of the Disabled?
1212  Michael Polder
Sher Verick
Dynamics of Labour and Capital Adjustment – A Comparison of Germany and the Netherlands
1132  Sher Verick
Wilko Letterie
Gerard A. Pfann
Non-Linearities in the Expansion of Capital Stock
(published in: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2010, 72 (3), 263-280)
991  Sher Verick
Threshold Effects of Dismissal Protection Legislation in Germany
 

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