The quality and quantity of work in the age of AI

Although AI brings forth a wide array of possibilities, it raises many questions. Will AI systems substitute workers? Does AI increase inequality and job polarisation? Will the overall quality of work decrease? What are the recommended policy actions to minimise the associated concerns for workers? These

Technological development and digitalisation have major implications for the workforce and the future of labour markets. The current so-called AI revolution is not the first, as we have experienced 3 industrial revolutions since the 18th century based on technological breakthroughs. That being said, AI technologies have some specific features that differentiate them from the previous revolutions, such as machines that can learn and become more capable to perform specific tasks. For that reason, the first important question we will discuss in this event is: Is it different this time?

This event will be livestreamed. There is no need to register for the livestream.

Date

Feb 05 2020

Time

12:00 - 14:00

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Feb 05 2020
  • Time: 06:00 - 08:00

Cost

Free

Location

BRUEGEL
RUE DE LA CHARITÉ 33, BRUSSELS,
Policy Areas

Organizer

Bruegel
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