the future of work

10 Nov 18, 10:31am
For all the hype about the choice and flexibility of the ‘gig economy’ most people prefer a regular nine-to-five-style job. But when people start out in gig jobs, their chances of switching to a conventional job later are surprisingly low
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2 Aug 18, 1:56pm
Against a backdrop of industrial action and low business confidence levels, the CTU, BusinessNZ and Ministers met to talk about the future of work
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18 May 18, 8:25am
EY's David Snell assesses Grant Robertson's first Budget and concludes there's much more to do to boost all-important productivity growth
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20 Apr 18, 10:00am
Tom Coupé on Artificial Intelligence including computers reaching human-like intelligence, will we lose our jobs, self-driving cars, Mark Zuckerberg's trash & more
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9 Apr 18, 6:24am
OECD working paper on automation of jobs highlights 'the interesting case' of NZ where growth of cognitive jobs, professionals & managerial roles has workers among the best placed in the OECD
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13 Feb 18, 5:00pm
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says Labour & Greens working on new sustainable development indicators ahead of first 'Wellbeing Budget' next year
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21 Jan 18, 7:11am
Oliver White wonders if economic forecasting can be replaced by artifical intelligence systems. He finds in fact that this is one of the least likely human jobs to be threatened
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20 Jan 18, 8:57am
In the inequality debate, Jason Furman wants economists and social scientists to obsess less over aggregate data, and to focus more on how policy decisions impact real people
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17 Jan 18, 10:06am
In automation and AI, many see a jobless future and higher inequality. But the technologically driven shift should be welcomed, say Christopher Pissarides & Jacques Bughin
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13 May 17, 10:34am
John Mauldin concludes his Angst in America series with a look at challenges Millennials face including debt, high house prices & wholesale workplace changes
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23 Mar 17, 10:43am
Against the backdrop of technology and globalisation driven job dislocation, Tom Peters argues we have to help people
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