Remote work became the main strategy to replace the health risk associated with high-physical proximity settings with a lower health risk arising from working from home.How is ability distributed across different occupations and countries?
The preparation meetings for the FoWiGS regional workshops began! Meet the FoWiGS co-host organizations.
Will the Future of Work be the same everywhere? History shows that the regions’ idiosyncratic characteristics matter when it comes to technology. Therefore, it is important to keep developing the FoW global narrative to consider the local elements of context that are key for guiding public policy.
Overview of the current and future employment situation around the world
Ramiro Albrieu, Urvashi Aneja, Krish Chetty, Vikrom Mathur, Martin Rapetti, and Antje Uhlig –research partners of IDRC Future of Work in the Global South initiative– presented at T-20 Argentina 2018 a policy brief summarizing views from the South on the prospects of innovation.
The G20 and the Reskilling Effort to Bring the Fourth Industrial Revolution to Emerging Countries: Some Insights from Latin America
Ramiro Albrieu and Martin Rapetti presented a policy brief at T-20 Japan 2019. Throughout the policy brief, they analyse to what extent Latin America is ready to reap the benefits of this revolution and propose a set of policies for a successful reskilling of the labour force.
Gregory Randolph and Hernan Galperin –research partners of the Future of Work in the Global South initiative– presented at T-20 Japan 2019 a policy brief featuring the opportunities for formalization brought by the platform economy.