Globalization, Robotics and the Future of Work "The Globotics Upheaval"
In a world of disruptors and “virtual” globalization, how should we prepare and respond to “future-proof” jobs and hard-won prosperity? Who will be the winners, and who the losers?
What strategies may be implemented to harness the major economic forces shaping the global future, address a resultant rise in inequality, and populism, and focus on issues including the social value of work?
An informative and interactive seminar presented by Guest Speaker, Professor Richard Baldwin. Moderated Q & A session hosted by Professor Peter Draper, Executive Director Institute for International Trade.
Richard Baldwin is a Professor of International Economics at the Graduate Institute in Geneva, President of the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London, and Founder of the economic policy portal VoxEU.org. In addition to his research and teaching, he advises governments and international organisations around the world on globalisation and trade policy issues. In 1990-91 he served as a Senior Staff Economist for US President George Bush's Council of Economic Advisors, having completed his PhD in economics at MIT with Paul Krugman (with whom he has published a half dozen articles). He is the author of The Great Convergance and The Globotics Upheaval.
Public Seminar: Globalisation, Robotics and the Future of Work - The Globotics Upheaval
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