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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.

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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.
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China’s digital economy: A leading global force

– China is already more digitized than many observers appreciate and has the potential to set the world’s digital frontier... in coming decades.
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The digital future of work: Is the 9-to-5 job going the way of the dinosaur?

– Independent work is on the rise, thanks in part to new digital platforms that allow people to find work and offer their skills.... What will this do to traditional work routines?
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The digital future of work: Policy implications of automation

– The adoption of new technology and new work practices poses particular challenges to both business and policy makers. What are... the key priorities they should look to address?
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The digital future of work: What skills will be needed?

– Robots have long carried out routine physical activities, but increasingly machines can also take on more sophisticated tasks.... Experts provide advice on the skills people will need going forward.
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The digital future of work: What will automation change?

– Rapid advances in robotics and artificial intelligence are making inroads in the workplace, with machines carrying out physical... and cognitive activities. What will this mean for employment?
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Advanced social technologies and the future of collaboration

– The next generation of social technologies is beginning to transform the way people communicate and work with each other, according... to a new survey.
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Stimulating digital adoption in Germany

– Germany needs to do more to harness the potential of new digital and automation technologies to make the most of its strong competitive... position, as the world moves further into the digital age.
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The power of parity: Advancing women’s equality in Canada

– Canada, a global leader on gender equality, has seen progress stall over the past 20 years. Further tapping into women’s... potential could reenergize Canada’s economy and its businesses.
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How artificial intelligence can deliver real value to companies

– Companies new to the space can learn a great deal from early adopters who have invested billions into AI and are now beginning... to reap a range of benefits.
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A new emphasis on gainful employment in India

– As India’s labor market shifts, it is time to focus on improved quality of work and the income derived from it, not simply... the number of jobs being lost or created.
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What’s now and next in analytics, AI, and automation

– Innovations in digitization, analytics, artificial intelligence, and automation are creating performance and productivity opportunities... for business and the economy, even as they reshape employment and the future of work.
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Artificial intelligence: Implications for China

– The country is becoming a hub for global AI development. Five priorities can help China harness AI for productivity growth and... prepare for the societal shifts it may unleash.
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China’s role in the next phase of globalization

– The country could exert leadership in seeking to preserve globalization’s benefits while addressing its downsides.
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How to counter three threats to growth in Latin America

– The region needs to remove obstacles to competitiveness, pursue digitization, raise skills, and improve economic fundamentals.
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New insights into the slowdown in US productivity growth

– Can the productivity puzzle be solved? Fresh analysis examines the issue and highlights opportunities for companies and policy... makers to act on.

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