Jobless growth- Unimpressive growth rate in employmentwith considerable fluctuations.
During the period 1988 to 1994, annual rural aggregate
employment grew at 2.03 percent, but in the subsequentperiod the rate slipped sharply to 0.66 percent while theurban employment growth rate declined from 3.39 per cent
to 2.27 per cent.
The annual rate of employment growth, however, did showrecovery between 2000 and 2005, increasing to 1.97 per cent
and 3.22 per cent for the rural and urban sectors respectively
further declined drastically in the recent years- 0.17% perannum between 2004-05 and 2007-08 .
The subject of women, work and globalization has been an
important area of debate and analysis in India.