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How Robots Change the World

Over the past decade, a robotics revolution has captured the world’s imagination. As their capabilities expand, so does the rate at which industries purchase and install these increasingly intelligent machines. Since 2010, the global stock of industrial robots has more than doubled—and innovations in engineering and machine learning portend an accelerated adoption of robots in service sector occupations over the next five years.   This report sheds new light on both the current impact of robots on manufacturing jobs around the world and the potential for robots to transform the much larger (but as-yet far less automated) global services sector....

Date Published: 26th June 2019
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An Intergenerational Audit for the UK: 2019

Intergenerational issues are on the political, policy and research agenda in Britain in 2019, and their salience is rising. The Intergenerational Commission, hosted by the Resolution Foundation during 2016-18, was one element of a growing focus on the experiences of different cohorts compared to predecessors at the same age.   While large majorities across age groups in Britain believe that each successive generation should have a better life than the one before, pessimists about the prospects of today’s younger generation outnumber optimists by two-to-one. A body of analysis showed that in a range of areas related to economic living standards, this...

Date Published: 20th June 2019
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Envisioning the Future of Education and Jobs

The report looks at the future of education and jobs and the challenges and opportunities presented by the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It concluded that the skills mismatch observed in the labour market has its roots in primary school, and that giving all children, regardless of gender and social background, the same chance to meet professionals in a variety of fields is the key to widening their view of the world of work.   This report, the product of a collaboration between the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the UK-based charity, Education and Employers, offers a glimpse of how...

Date Published: 23rd January 2019
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