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.

Future of Work: Yet an Evolving Territory – UNDP

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What will be the nature of work in future? This million-dollar question is being discussed in cafes, schools and workplaces around the world right now.

CICOPA report examined future of work for industrial and service co-operatives

  • Laura Monti
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CICOPA, the international organisation of industrial and service co-operatives, has launched a strategic paper analysing the challenges contributing to the transformation of work.

Third Meeting of the Global Commission

  • Laura Monti
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The 28-member Global Commission on the Future of Work convened in mid-May. Prior to the meeting, the Global Commission held a series of policy dialogues with experts

AI for Good Global Summit 2018 @ ITU

  • Laura Monti
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The 2nd edition of the AI for Good Global Summit will be organized by ITU in Geneva on 15-17 May 2018, in partnership with XPRIZE Foundation

The Future of Work in the Global South

  • Laura Monti
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Do new “digital jobs” offer opportunities for the Global South as they facilitate going beyond limited local job markets?

A Call for Lifelong Learning Models in the Digital Age

  • Laura Monti
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In today’s knowledge economy, students experience a disconnect between the knowledge and skills they are equipped with during their time in the formal education system

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

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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…

Asian Development Outlook 2018 – How Technology Affects Jobs – ADB

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The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) flagship economic publication Asian Development Outlook 2018 (ADO)