Global Future Council on the Future of Job Creation


There is an unprecedented opportunity for green, tech and social investments to drive job creation in emerging markets and advanced economies in the coming decade. How can investments and incentives prioritize job creation in the local and global talent marketplace?

Erik Brynjolfsson, Jerry Yang and Akiko Yamazaki Professor; Director, Digital Economy Lab, Stanford University

Janice Eberly, Senior Associate Dean for Strategy and Academics James R. and Helen D. Russell P, Kellogg School of Management

Council Manager
Steffica Warwick, Specialist, Work, Wages and Job Creation, World Economic Forum

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Labour markets are being upended by unprecedented transformation, driven by the increased adoption of technology, the transition to green energy, and a restructuring of the value chains connecting production to consumption around the world. This has recently been compounded by multiple health, geopolitical, and economic crises directly impacting employment levels, and by demographic shifts likely to become even more pronounced in the near future. All of this in combination has presented challenges as well as opportunities; creating the best jobs possible is now a top priority for decision-makers around the world.

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