Technological & Economic Change
AI demand is booming for the right skills and for the technology ‘glue-guys’
Over the past decade, automation technologies have been a key driver of change in the labour market. There has been a huge increase in the demand for AI skills, which has led to different recruitment processes, different job titles and different job specifications.
Oxford Martin School researchers explore Generative AI’s impact
Researchers from the Oxford Martin School have investigated the potential Generative AI has in transforming work across industries, boosting productivity and democratising innovation.
The global supply of Cyber Skills is not meeting demand
Managing cyber security risks is a complex endeavour due to the rising costs of investment in equipment, software, and cyber talent. A new Citi GPS Report, The Cyber Problem: Causes and Consequences of the Risk in Cyber Skill Demand, looks at the market failures involved.
Developing countries need sector-level infrastructure investment to replicate China’s rapid growth
The accepted knowledge that strong individual companies and greater competition drives growth in developing economies is being challenged by a new study from an international team of researchers led by Oxford University and Jilin University in China.
Data as markets – it is time to talk (re)distribution
While the digital economy thrived during the COVID-19 pandemic, it raised deep concerns about the increasing concentration in its key markets, the gaps in privacy regulations and its broader distributional repercussions. This piece by Pantelis Koutroumpis discusses the digital resilience and challenges that come with this.
Contagion: the systemic risks of globalisation
The spread of COVID-19 is alarming. But not surprising. Globalisation creates systemic risks. More flows between countries make risks more contagious.
Urgent action needed to address stagnating productivity, says report
Researchers to tackle ‘Technequality’ challenges as part of Horizon 2020 consortium
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