Labor market institutions and the future of work: good jobs for all?

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Author: Eichhorst, Werner


Work and employment around the globe change continuously, but there are potentially more rapid and fundamental transformations ahead as new technologies can have major impact on what jobs will exist in the future, how people will work and how the global division of labor will evolve. This contribution tries to assess the current outlook into the foreseeable future and highlights the importance of labor market institutions that can effectively influence the future of work. The paper in particular addresses the need to reform and update labor market regulation, social protection and active...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Technology; Policy; Labour market; Outcomes

Keywords: Technological change; Quality of working life; Employment opportunity; Division of labour; Workplace change; Policy implications; Future; Labour policy; Social policy

Published: Bonn, Germany: IZA, 2017

Physical description: 22 p.

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Series: IZA policy paper; no. 122

Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 127.624

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