Future of Work
Technology and automation are rapidly reshaping industries, economies, and the world of work. While researchers, policymakers, and the public are struggling to process the consequences of this disruption, the need for concrete policy approaches is evident. Broad policy recommendations are beginning to surface, but the Future of Work will impact each community and profession differently.
In order to spark innovative policy responses and transatlantic dialogue, the Future of Work project is proceeding along two complementary paths:
Contributing to the debate on the Future of Work through research and analysis.
The release of short opinion pieces and infographics on the Future of Work, and a book, The No Collar Economy, which includes a chapter on the future of work (pp. 46-66).
Coming soon! In partnership with the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, the the Bertelsmann Foundation is producing “The Future of Work Playbook for Transatlantic Policymakers,” which will provide a baseline comparison of labor market dynamics across the United States, Germany, Spain, and France. The playbook will also provide a set of common definitions and strategies to prepare policymakers on both sides of the Atlantic for the challenges and opportunities associated with the Future of Work.
Catalyzing exchange to generate innovative Future of Work strategies for cities in the United States and Europe.
Partnering with the National Association of Workforce Boards to launch a new project: “Transatlantic Cities & the Future of Work.” The project seeks to move beyond Future of Work theory to unearth bottom-up solutions to aid local and regional leaders in preparing for the seismic change brought by the future of work.
Manager, Future of Work & Artificial Intelligence