What Does the Data Really Tell Us? Insights From the New World Bank Human Development Report 2019 on The Changing Nature of Work
That the world of work is changing is undisputed. Just how much, how fast and what it really means for the world’s young people presents a mixed picture. A new World Bank Human Development Report (2019) on The Changing Nature of Work offers us some key insights: First, technological change is not happening as quickly as believed; second, we should be far more concerned about inequality in all its forms but especially of opportunity; and three, what is needed now is a new social contract and much greater investment in human capital.