To provide a framework for MIT's Task Force’s efforts over the next year, this report examines several aspects of the interaction between work and technology.
How to think about automation and potential job loss, where predictions of rising automation & job replacement come from, and offering paths for future research.
Industrialized economies share concerns about a growing mismatch between employers’ needs and workers’ skills, and how to prepare the 'workforce of the future'.
Explore how small factory owners conceptualize automation by complementing existing technologies to understand the likelihood of an impending robocalypse.
Job skill requirements examined to understand historical trends & current levels, and provide a frame of reference for predicting future job skill requirements.
The Global Research Network is an MIT-led network of researchers, generating comparative international research to help reach data-driven conclusions on topics related to the work of the future and other relevant topics.
MIT WotF task force researches trends in several industries in terms of technology adoption, changing skills requirements and overall changes to work and jobs.
The MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future uses Detroit MSA to examine the relationships between technology, work, and society through the lens of mobility.
The focus of this sub-group is to explore new pathways and institutional arrangements for delivering skills, training, and education based on new technologies.
The authors ask whether the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the conventional wisdom about automation and inequality in the US over the past four decades.