A Snapshot of the Changing World of Work in 6 Graphics – Part II

What does the world of work look like today? The six graphics below will attempt to illustrate. The “Inception Report for the Global Commission on the Future of Work” highlighted that considerable progress has been achieved in the world of work. While considerable progress has been achieved in the world of work, there has also …

World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for Women 2018 – ILO Global Snapshot

The past 20 years have witnessed some progress for women in the world of work and in terms of gender equality in society. Today, more women than ever before are both educated and participating in the labour market. RELATED: International Women’s Day 2018 #IDW2018 – UNWOMEN RELATED: International Women’s Day: Women in a Changing World …

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Work: An Interview with Moshe Vardi

This article was originally written by Tucker Davey and published on the Future of Life institute website on June 14, 2017. “The future of work is now,” says Moshe Vardi. “The impact of technology on labor has become clearer and clearer by the day.” Machines have already automated millions of routine, working-class jobs in manufacturing. …

The Zombie Robot Argument Lurches On: There is No Evidence That Automation Leads to Joblessness or Inequality

Image by Lance Ulanoff This Press Release was originally published on the EPI website on May 24, 2017. In The zombie robot argument lurches on, EPI President Lawrence Mishel and Research Director Josh Bivens challenge the popular media narrative that the pace of automation is increasing, and that it will lead to overall joblessness and …