Skills and Future of Work

If Washington wants to show voters that government is doing something more than simply saying no or being ideologically dug in, then lawmakers and the administration should work to advance a set of actionable technology policy measures that would grow the U.S. economy.
Skills and Future of Work
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February 15, 2021
On average, a 0.5 percent increase in research, education funding, and university spots increases long-run growth by 2.6, 4.7, and 1.3 percentage points, respectively.
January 19, 2021
Automation’s effect on labor demand has long been seen by the public as negative. Japanese researchers challenged this perception when they examined robots’ impact on employment across a range of Japanese industries from 1978 to 2017.
January 4, 2021
If Washington wants to show voters that government is doing something more than simply saying no or being ideologically dug in, then lawmakers and the administration should work to advance a set of actionable technology policy measures that would grow the U.S. economy.
December 10, 2020
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted a discussion on a new report exploring what steps Congress, the NSF, and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) should take to increase access to HPC resources for AI researchers in the United States.
December 7, 2020
Rob and Jackie discuss the state of computer science education in the United States and abroad—and why policymakers need to provide support—with Pat Yongpradit, chief academic officer for Code.org.
December 1, 2020
Work from home was at first a temporary pandemic solution, but as public and private organizations alike make remote work permanent, they’ll need to make adjustments to more than just where staff are located.
November 7, 2020
The president-elect’s overall approach to technology and innovation policy appears to be formulated to engage the government as an active partner alongside industry in spurring innovation—but also as a tougher regulator of many tech industries and technologies.
October 5, 2020
The most important determinant of a nation’s economic wellbeing is the growth in per-capita GDP. The principle way that growth occurs is through productivity growth.
September 17, 2020
Reducing unemployment and getting the COVID-impacted economy back to some semblance of normality is clearly the top economic task.
August 31, 2020
Chinese students averaged 164.7, a score surpassed by only about 4 percent of U.S. test-takers.

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