Future of work

Alternate Term Label:
Jobs in the future
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The demographics of automation in Canada: who is at risk?

Just a few years ago, policy-makers became concerned about the prospect of many job-related tasks being automated using advances in robotics and artificial intelligence. In this study, Statistics Canada researchers, Marc Frenette and Kristyn Frank, break new ground, by examining the demographic and employment characteristics...

The future is now: creating decent work post-pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic, which swept across the globe in the early months of 2020, has rapidly accelerated long-standing trends in labour markets and economies around the world. Income inequality, precarious work and the digitisation of the economy are now issues that policymakers must grapple with...
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Budget 2020 report

In this report, the authors discuss the 2020 New Zealand Budget with a specific focus on welfare, migrant workers, housing and the future of work.
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Partnerships for skills: learning from digital frontrunner countries

As digitalisation, artificial intelligence and automation spread across the world, digital skills are increasingly in demand. However, in many countries they are in short supply. This report looks at how to build effective cross-sector partnerships to tackle digital skills gaps.
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Technological change and the future of work

The document reports the findings from a government inquiry into technological change, disruption and the future of work.
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Job-to-job transitions and the regional job ladder

This paper uses linked employee-employer data to examine the frequency with which workers change jobs in New Zealand, wage premiums associated with these job transitions, and the impact of house prices on worker mobility.
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New Zealanders' attitudes towards robots and AI

Robots, artificial intelligence (AI) and other digital technologies have become very newsworthy around the globe (NZPC, 2019). The news coverage is overwhelmingly pessimistic – for individuals and society in general. But does that coverage translate into negative attitudes for the population as a whole?
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Reimagining job sharing

This report proposes a model for job sharing that seeks to increase gender equality in the workforce, with a particular focus on senior levels of management. It reimagines traditional, horizontal job sharing arrangements and unlocks leadership potential by allowing for a more flexible division of...
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Race inequality in the workforce

In the midst of political, social, demographic and technological changes taking place in the UK, the world of work is rapidly evolving. This report reveals persistent issues around the relationships between employment, ethnicity and mental health, and underlines that there are enduring inequalities in the...
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Drawing the future: exploring the career aspirations of New Zealand children

This report presents findings from Drawing the Future, a research project that explores children’s career aspirations and the influences that shape them.