This strand of work stems from the research project on the future of work. The first theme will touch on general issues and the second, in collaboration with US experts, will exchange views and best practices in the area of the future of work in order to feed into current and future EU-US policy dialogues and to develop policy ideas to address challenges related to the future of work.
The Annual Meetings are Bruegel's flagship event which gathers high-level speakers to discuss the economic topics that affect Europe and the world.
A review of changes in the way we work and discuss the need to update worker classification exploring the rationale and options for extending protection against discrimination and harassment, and the right to collective action, to more workers, also discussing the special case of platform work.
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 lags behind workforce needs. We report on how data can enable useful foresight about skill requirements and training needs, even when that data has not been collected for this express purpose.
The Bruegel annual report provides a broad overview of the organisation's work in the previous year.
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 do we address the challenges of remote work? Lessons from both sides of the Atlantic.
What is the current state of pensions policy in Europe and how are independent workers treated compared with their traditionally employed counterparts?
How can AI education improve workers' experience?
A selection of charts from Bruegel’s weekly newsletter, analysis of the year and what it meant for the economy in Europe and the world.
The scope of the Digital Markets Act has emerged as one of the most contentious issues in the regulatory discussion. Here, we assess which companies could potentially be considered ‘gatekeepers’.