The slowdown in productivity has been accompanied by an increase in dispersion, or inequality, of labor productivity across firms.
Industrial robots alone have eliminated up to 670,000 American jobs between 1990 and 2007, we need to prepare ourselves for the next wave.
A look at what experts are saying about the future of work.
Today in Africa, only one in five people are in paid employment. How can the continent boost industry enough to create more jobs?
Factories have long held a place in the popular imagination, but today's factories are changing fast.
The competitive advantages of middle-income economies, like Poland, are declining in importance, but new technologies require significant financial investment. How can these countries com...
As connected new technologies penetrate ever more deeply into our factories, down to the smallest piece of equipment, factory planners must find solutions to four main problems.
The history of sustainable production systems can teach us how to support life on a barren, hostile planet.
The fourth industrial revolution will be more challenging for emerging economies, writes Marcos Souza, Brazil's Secretary of Innovation and New Business.
When engineered or built infrastructure is combined with nature, it can optimize performance and financial benefits, writes Gerard Bos of IUCN.
Three researchers from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency make some predictions for the future.
There are 5 hurdles standing between India and it's ambition to become a developed economy, says Samir Saran. This is how it can overcome them.
Nobel Laureate Michael Spence says it's time political leaders did more to tackle low economic growth.
Technology should have driven productivity growth, but it hasn't. Why not?
Though he didn’t get much popular recognition, Seymour Papert’s legacy remains in each and every classroom where students are actively engaged in learning.