Sher Singh Verick
Sher Singh Verick is Manager of the Employment Policy and Analysis Programme (EPAP) of the International Training Centre (ITC) of the International Labour Organization. Prior to this position, he was Deputy Director of the ILO Decent Work Team for South Asia and Country Office for India and 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). Through various roles, he has led and undertaken policy-oriented research to promote the formulation and implementation of more effective policies. 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).