In our survey, we asked respondents who had heard of the sharing economy to tell us – in their own words – how they would describe the term.
Americans and the new digital economy: 8 key findings
Digital technology has ushered in a slew of new shared, collaborative and on-demand online services ranging from virtual marketplaces to home sharing. Our report examines the scope and impact of these services.
Shared, Collaborative and On Demand: The New Digital Economy
The sharing economy and on-demand services are weaving their way into the lives of many Americans, raising difficult issues around jobs, regulation and the potential emergence of a new digital divide.
Incentives – and pressures – for U.S. workers in a ‘knowledge economy’
Public Predictions for the Future of Workforce Automation
A majority of Americans predict that within 50 years, robots and computers will do much of the work currently done by humans, but few expect their own jobs to experience substantial impacts.
Inequality, joblessness are top threats in 2015, World Economic Forum experts say
Growing economic inequality, increasing joblessness, global pollution and severe weather events are among the world’s most pressing threats experts say.
Moonlighting is less common now, despite what you might have heard
Contrary to conventional wisdom, working multiple jobs has become less common over the past two decades.
As machines take on more human work, what's left for us?
Over the next decade or two, the spread of robotics and machine intelligence likely will affect millions of U.S. workers in jobs long thought to be relatively immune to computerization.
Reshaping the workplace: Tech-related jobs that didn't exist (officially, at least) 15 years ago
Technological change already has reshaped the U.S. workforce -- creating new job categories while others fade away.
Key Insights: Expert Views on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and the Future of Jobs
Experts in fields ranging from computer science to marketing to social science share their insights on what future impacts AI/robotics will have on jobs
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