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Skill Shift: Automation and the Future of the Workforce – MGI

  • Laura Monti
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Demand for technological, social and emotional, and higher cognitive skills will rise by 2030. How will workers and organizations adapt?

Using AI to Improve Refugee Integration – Lund, Oxford, WPI

  • Laura Monti
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Using machine learning and optimisation to find refugees’ new homes can significantly improve their chances of finding work within three months, according to new research.

4 Predictions for the Future of Work – WEF

  • Laura Monti
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I contemplate the future of work on a daily basis in both my professional and personal life. As a father of four children from four to 14 years old, and as a citizen of the world

Decent Work in the Gig Economy?

  • Laura Monti
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The future of work is approaching more quickly than most people might have guessed. The so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution or Industry 4.0, is upon us, altering the way we live and work.

What Skills are in High Demand? Evidence from the OECD Skills for Jobs Database

  • Laura Monti
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Several trends, such as technological change, population ageing and globalisation, are simultaneously affecting the demand and supply of different types of skills. This can generate skill shortages, particularly in countries where supply is not sufficiently responsive to changes in skill demand. Despite the costs that these skill shortages can entail for employers and the economy,…

Asia’s Workers Will Benefit from New Technologies, But Government Action is also Needed — ADB Study

  • Laura Monti
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HONG KONG, CHINA (11 April 2018) — Technological advances have transformed the two billion worker Asian labor market, helping create 30 million jobs annually in industry and services over the last 25 years, drive increases in productivity and wages, and reduce poverty, says a new report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). New research on…

New Report: What the Future of Work Will Mean for Jobs, Skills, and Wages – McKinsey Global Institute

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In an era marked by rapid advances in automation and artificial intelligence, new research assesses the jobs lost and jobs gained under different scenarios

Digital Opportunities for Europe – Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition Conference

  • Laura Monti
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The Fourth Industrial Revolution is accelerating the digital transformation of Europe.

Join the Conversation – Work in the 21st Century: The Changing Nature of Work

  • Laura Monti
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The introduction of new technologies has disrupted and transformed job markets for centuries, most notably during the Industrial Revolution.

Leveraging Our Comparative Advantages Over Robots: The Bottlenecks of Automation

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While waiting to board an inter-city bus in Montréal, Canada, an interesting conversation on the bottlenecks of automation was struck between a mid-aged American bus delivery driver and me.