To improve wellbeing at work, job quality policy should pay more attention to imbalances in job content – like high workloads and low autonomy – and not just working conditions. Outcomes of low-quality jobs, such as burnout, need to be monitored at the European level.
What changes has working from home brought on for workers and societies, and how can policy catch up?
How are industrialisation and automation affecting Chinese workers?
The lowest income households are suffering disproportionally from the current inflation increase, with rising energy prices the main culprit.
A European initiative strengthening rights for gig workers is welcome. A digitised economy should also be inclusive.
Skills, data and financing shortcomings constrain artificial-intelligence innovation in Europe.
The effects of digital technology on work and wages.
How can European countries phase out the COVID-19 support measures without having a negative impact on productivity and financial stability?
The pandemic has disproportionately affected women both professionally and at home. Although the gender gap in labour force participation since the onset of the pandemic hasn't worsened, policy still needs to tackle existing gender gaps, which for some EU countries are very substantive.
The G20 is not doing enough to support strong, balanced, sustainable and inclusive growth in the wake of COVID-19, with the poorest countries left behind by the recovery.
Testimony before the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) on the consequences of the pandemic on women.
Online job postings indicate that demand from top tech firms for frontier IT skills is about double their demand for other IT skills. This could indicate increasing concentration of skills in a few firms, with other firms left behind.