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15 Jan. 2020 | Comments (0)
In a rapidly changing 21st-century economy with growing competition from abroad, continuing to field a world-leading, skilled workforce is both more essential and more challenging than ever to the mission of delivering increasing prosperity for American families and preserving our nation’s economic leadership. In the face of uncertain technological disruption, business leaders and policymakers will need to carefully consider the necessary changes and adjustments that could help to ensure that all Americans, including those whose potential contributions the US has failed to fully support and cultivate in the past, are better positioned to prosper in the future.
Molly Kinder, a David M. Rubenstein Fellow at the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program and lead author of Worker Voices: Technology and the Future for Workers, joins to discuss her work examining the impact of emerging technologies on low wage workers and women and the challenges and opportunities of such technology as perceived by workers in occupations most at-risk of automation.