The Future of Work
Thursday 29 September 2016
1.00pm - 2.00pm
8 John Adam Street, London, WC2N 6EZ
What does the revolution in work mean for us today?
The world of work is changing. With rapid advances in IT, huge swathes of the labour market - a staggering 47% of jobs in the US - are at risk of being automated over the next three decades.
With an ever-increasing divide between the rich and the rest, the traditional solutions – improved education or wage subsidiaries, for example – will no longer work as they once did. In order to navigate our way across today’s rapidly transforming economic landscape, we must radically reassess the very idea of how, and why, we work.
Join the Economist’s Ryan Avent at the RSA as he tackles the future of work, the state we’re currently in - and how we could get out of it.
Speaker: Ryan Avent, Economics Correspondent, The Economist
Chair: Rowan Conway, Director of Development, RSA
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