A timely discussion about the role AI plays in job quality
Policymakers should strengthen the role of social partners in the adoption of AI technology to protect workers’ bargaining power.
A review of changes in the way we work.
Annual Conference of the Future of Work and Inclusive Growth project
What is job quality and why does it matter?
For many newly emerging jobs, labour-market mismatches prevail as workers and firms are unable to apply precise occupation taxonomies and training lag
To improve wellbeing at work, job quality policy should pay more attention to imbalances in job content and the social environment at work.
What is the current state of pensions policy in Europe and how are independent workers treated compared with their traditionally employed counterparts
How is online labour different from remote work?
How can AI education improve workers' experience?
In this working paper, the authors investigate three alternative but complementary indicators of market power on one of the largest online labour mark
An end of year series of digital discussions on the Future of Work and Inclusive Growth in Europe.
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.
To accelerate the roll-out of AI technology across the European Union, policymakers should alleviate constraints to adoption faced by firms, both in t
The effects of digital technology on work and wages.
Technology may not have a significant negative impact on the quantity of jobs available to humans, but it certainly transforms them, changing how jobs
Addressing employers’ and employees’ challenges.
Laura Nurski, Sabine Theresia Köszegi and Giuseppe Porcaro explore the relationship between artificial intelligence and job transformation and ask whe
The digital transition should be managed – and taxed – alongside other societal transitions, but any tax on companies that replace employees with aut
The pandemic has shown workers and employers that another way to work is possible. The European Union should develop a framework to facilitate hybrid
More remote working in the wake of the pandemic could exacerbate wage inequality, with young workers, women and the low educated potentially losing ou
What will be the impact of automation on the economy? Bruegel's own Giuseppe Porcaro discusses with Aaron Benanav, Laura Nurski, and Alexis Moraitis.
European countries must do more to tackle the vaccine uptake gap. Vaccination data should be published at the maximum granularity level so researchers
Post-pandemic hybrid work models should be carefully planned, taking into account individual and organisational needs.
Employers and artificial intelligence developers should ensure new technologies work for workers by making them trustworthy, easy to use and valuable
What challenges and opportunities does technology bring to the labour market?
The pandemic has shown that many workers can efficiently work remotely, with benefits for wellbeing and even productivity. The European Union should d
Join us for a presentation of 'New Frontiers: The Origins and Content of New Work, 1940 — 2018' by David Autor (MIT and NBER) and the findings on the
EU Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights Nicolas Schmit joins Bruegel for a conversation around the future of work.
Algorithmic management is the twenty-first century’s scientific management. Job quality measures should be included explicitly in health and safety ri
What makes one vision more desirable than another is not its neutrality, but whether it can better serve one’s goals in the context of where those goa
The experiences of the self-employed could give a glimpse into the future of work for knowledge workers in a post-pandemic world.
COVID-19 vaccination campaigns in the fastest-moving countries show signs of reinforcing inequality. European Union countries can avoid these pitfalls
How can we protect platform workers while preserving the opportunities and benefits that are generated by the sharing economy?
To promote well-being and shared prosperity, EU decision-makers will need to show the same desire for competition beyond the boundaries of digital mar
Even before the pandemic, youth unemployment in the European Union was three times higher than among the over-55s. COVID-19 threatens to undo the last
A job polarisation trend has seen relatively more workers in the European Union employed in skilled and unskilled jobs, while mid-skilled jobs have be
Artificial intelligence and machine learning will significantly transform low-skilled jobs that have not yet been negatively affected by past technolo