Post-Pandemic Labor Market Panel
Recorded on June 29, 2020
Following up on our Regional Discussions, we will ask Labor Market experts: What will the world of work be like when the pandemic is over? A panel of labor market analysts from around our region will discuss the changes observed locally since January 2020 and their implications for the labor market of the future. As the world recovers from the current recession, which industries will boom, and which will continue to suffer? How will the way we work be different as we recover?
Rahul Nair, South India Country Representative, is a Lifologist, Occupational Psychologist and an Organizational Development Professional with over more than 12 years of intensive experience in Organizational Development industry. Have coached and mentored senior managers and top officials of MNCs. Corporate houses, Governmental Agencies and brought out tremendous positive results. Mr. Nair is the Representative – Technology and Academics to Lifology.com, a Guinness World Record Holding organization.
Dr. Hao Zhang, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Labor Relations at Renmin University in Beijing. He earned his doctorate in International and Comparative Labor at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York and his master’s in Labor Policies and Globalization from the University of Kassel and Berlin School of Economics and Law in Germany. He is co-author of Beyond the Iron Rice Bowl: Regimes of Production and Industrial Relations in China. His research focuses on employment relations, informal work, and human resource development, with special attention to China.
Dr. Fei Yu, PhD, has served as the Deputy Representative in the North American Representative Office, Asian Development Bank since 2016. Her responsibilities include advancing shareholder support for ADB’s role in the Asia-Pacific region, mobilizing resources for ADB’s developing member countries, and contributing to ADB’s participation in North American policy dialogue on developing Asia and the Pacific. Before her current assignment, she led the ADB-China Regional Knowledge Sharing Initiative based in ADB’s China Resident Mission in Beijing. From 2012 to 2015, she was based in ADB’s headquarters in Manila. Dr. Yu received her PhD in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School, specializing in development and environmental economics.