Building Better Jobs in an Age of Intelligent Machines (Episode #1)

10:30 am - 11:30 am,

Speakers:
Elisabeth Reynolds, PhD '10, Work of the Future Task Force (#elisabeth_reynolds)
Irving Wladawsky-Berger, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (#IrvingWB)

In the spring of 2018, MIT President Rafael Reif commissioned an MIT-wide task force on the Future of Work to address what may well be the most critical question of the digital economy: as emerging technologies raise aggregate economic output and the wealth of nations, will they also enable people to attain higher living standards, better working conditions, greater economic security, and improved health and longevity?  This question is even more important now, as we struggle to understand the impact of the pandemic on the future of work.  This past November the task force released its final report.  Dr. Elisabeth Reynolds and Dr. Irving Wladawsky-Berger will discuss the report’s key findings and recommendations.