The World Development Report 2019: The Changing Nature of Work

Who’s behind it? – World Bank (2018)

How can it help? – The World Development Report 2019 studies how the nature of work is changing as a result of advances in technology today. Fears that robots will take away jobs from people have dominated the discussion over the future of work, but the World Development Report 2019 It finds that on balance, fears of robots taking away jobs appear to be unfounded, as work is constantly reshaped by technological progress. The Report analyzes these changes and considers how governments can best respond and offers offers some suggestions as to how governments can mobilize additional revenues by increasing the tax base.

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