The ties that bind: Can smart subsidies play a role in ending bonded labour?

A new financial model could help migrant workers from low-income countries who find themselves trapped far from home.

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Bonded to the job

What are the drivers of bonded labour?

Breakdown of initial recruitment costs of the Nepal-Malaysia recruitment corridor, in worker-pays models and employer-pays models, per worker.

How can we incentivise the development of ethical recruitment firms?

The outcomes-based smart subsidy model, in the context of ethical recruitment.

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