View a round-up of COVID-19 viewpoints from the Work of the Future Task Force.
David Autor talks to "Innovation Hub" host Kara Miller about the economics of the Covid-19 crisis.
Washington Post article co-written by Kathleen Thelen
Liz Reynolds on CNBC@Work livestream about how companies are facing unprecedented challenges in responding to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Harvard Business Review article co-written by Yasheng Huang
News from within the MIT community about Work of the Future subjects.
News from outside the MIT community related to Work of the Future.
Research reports published by MIT Work of the Future.
Training the ‘Workforce of the Future’: Insights from Work-Based Higher Education Programs in Germany and the United States
In the face of rapid technological change, industrialized economies around the world share concerns about a growing mismatch between employers’ needs and workers’ skills.
Job Skill Requirements: Levels and Trends
In this paper, existing evidence on levels of job skill requirements is examined to provide an understanding of historical trends and current levels. It also provides a frame of reference for evaluating predictions regarding future changes in job skill requirements.