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.
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’.
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.
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 are performed, with implications for workers’ quality of life and for productivity. Hence the focus shifts from a quantitative to a qualitative perspective.
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.
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.
Addressing employers’ and employees’ challenges.