The inaugural conference of the the project Future of Work and Inclusive Growth in Europe.
What can China do to stop the deceleration of its economy. Is innovation the solution?
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.
In this paper, we turn our attention to market failure due to information asymmetry between platforms and their users and between competing platforms.
Per microchips ad strategic autonomy.
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.
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 digital transition should be managed – and taxed – alongside other societal transitions, but any tax on companies that replace employees with automated systems should be targeted and carefully designed to not stifle innovation.
The current convergence in measures to open up digital platforms leaves a door open to some form of international coordination.