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.
New Content! A new investigation by the Bertelsmann Foundation, in partnership with the National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB), attempts to answer how the future of work will impact Las Vegas and its workers specifically via a microsite, The Future of Work: Las Vegas.
December 2018: In partnership with the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), we present The Future of Work: A Guide for Transatlantic Policymakers, which will provide a baseline comparison of labor market dynamics across the United States, Germany, Spain, and France.
In order to spark innovative policy responses and transatlantic dialogue, the Future of Work project is proceeding along two complementary paths:
Research and analysis contributing to the debate on the Future of Work:
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).
Events 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