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.
Policymakers should act to deal with labour-market concentration trends that potentially harm workers, especially gig workers and the self-employed.
Laura Nurski, Sabine Theresia Köszegi and Giuseppe Porcaro explore the relationship between artificial intelligence and job transformation and ask whether the impact differs by gender.
The pandemic has certainly permanently affected our way of working. Whether this is for the better remains to be seen.
More remote working in the wake of the pandemic could exacerbate wage inequality, with young workers, women and the low educated potentially losing out.
Post-pandemic hybrid work models should be carefully planned, taking into account individual and organisational needs.
The tension between the unprecedented need for global collective action and a growing aspiration to rebuild political communities behind national borders is a defining challenge for today’s policymakers.
What challenges and opportunities does technology bring to the labour market?
A discussion of Italian and German macro-economic cultures and performances.
The digital transition offers us a new opportunity to reach out across the global economy - hopefully we will find the strength to use it.
How can we ensure that the recovery plan doesn’t leave women behind when 84% of working women in the EU aged 15-64 are employed by services that were predominantly impacted by Covid-19 restrictions?
Policymakers must act to prevent lasting divergence within the EU and to prevent scarring from the fallout from the pandemic.