The Future of Work

Recent technological advances have generated widespread anxiety about the future nature of work, the number of jobs that will be available, the skills that will be needed, and the salaries they will command. A special editorial package in the Fall 2018 issue explores the future of work and the policy options that might help society successfully navigate this changing employment landscape.

Editor's Journal

  • Overdetermined

    Widespread anxiety about the future nature of work, the number of jobs that will be available, the skills that will be needed, and the salaries they will command has roots in many… Read More

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Book Reviews

  • Money Well Spent?

    Measuring the Economic Value of Research is an important book, edited by a distinguished group of researchers who focus on the science of science policy, an emerging interdisciplinary approach to evaluating the… Read More
  • The Space Barons by Christian Davenport

    Lords of the Universe

    The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos provides a chronology that traces the trajectory of three space“barons”: Elon Musk, the South African immigrant founder of… Read More
  • A Modern Plague

    For anyone who thinks of influenza as a biomedical problem with biomedical solutions, there is a lesson to be learned from Laura Spinney’s book on the 1918 flu pandemic, Pale Rider: anthropology… Read More
  • Let Them Eat Efficiency

    The past few years have seen an upsurge in warnings about biases embedded in technological tools. Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor, by Virginia Eubanks, a political… Read More
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