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What the future of work will mean for jobs, skills, and wages

– In an era marked by rapid advances in automation and artificial intelligence, new research assesses the jobs lost and jobs gained under different scenarios through 2030.


What will automation mean for wages and income inequality?

– In this podcast, we examine how technology has affected employment and incomes in manufacturing and other sectors and whether... automation could widen the gap between high- and low-income jobs.

How do we create meaningful work in an age of automation?

– New workplace trends such as automation, AI, and the gig economy are generating a need for policies that create jobs and work... that is more fulfilling.

What can history teach us about technology and jobs?

– We can learn from past shifts in employment to improve the future of work.

How will automation affect economies around the world?

– All countries will feel the impact of automation, but at different speeds and in different ways. In this podcast, McKinsey... Global Institute looks at its likely impact in China, Europe, and India.

Retraining and reskilling workers in the age of automation

– Executives increasingly see investing in retraining and “upskilling” existing workers as an urgent business priority... that companies, not governments, must lead on.

What is the future of work?

– A new podcast series from the McKinsey Global Institute explores how technologies like automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence... are shaping how we work, where we work, and the skills we need to work.

Making it in America: Revitalizing US manufacturing

– The erosion of US manufacturing isn’t a foregone conclusion. The decade ahead—with increased demand, new technology,... and value chain optimization—will give the sector a chance to turn around.

Creating meaningful work and driving business success amid technological disruption

– What sort of workplace should we expect in future? And how can we shape it to produce more satisfying jobs and more healthy and... successful companies?

10 imperatives for Europe in the age of AI and automation

– Europe, while making progress, is behind the US and China in capturing the opportunities of artificial intelligence and automation.

What Southeast Asia needs to become a major player in artificial intelligence

– For artificial intelligence to take hold in Southeast Asia, the region needs more defined business use cases, better data ecosystems,... and more concerted talent-development efforts.

The evolution of employment and skills in the age of AI

– As artificial intelligence alters work done in all manner of industries, companies and governments can help workers transition... by supporting incomes and facilitating skills training.