Sher Singh Verick is Manager of the Employment Policy and Analysis Programme (EPAP) of the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC-ILO). Prior to this position, he was Deputy Director of the ILO Decent Work Team for South Asia and Country Office for India (2015-2018) and Senior Employment Specialist (2011-2015) responsible for the ILO’s support to governments in South Asia on employment policy formulation and related research. He has also worked for the ILO in Geneva, 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 doctorate 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).