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 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.
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 is online labour different from remote 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.
In this working paper, the authors investigate three alternative but complementary indicators of market power on one of the largest online labour markets (OLMs) in Europe.
A European initiative strengthening rights for gig workers is welcome. A digitised economy should also be inclusive.