Technology, globalisation and the future of work in Europe: essays on employment in a digitised economy


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Author: Dolphin, Tony


The industrial structure of European economies and the types of work that they support are changing. This change takes different forms in different countries but there are some common themes across the continent. Some of the changes are cyclical, the result of recession followed by a stuttering recovery. But other changes are the result of major structural forces operating in the global economy: the rapid pace of technological innovation, globalisation and demographic change. The purpose of this collection of essays is to highlight the most likely trends in employment across Europe over...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Technology; Employment; Globalisation; Industry; Labour market; Outcomes

Keywords: Technological change; Organisation behaviour; Future; Industry restructuring; Job requirements; Labour demand

Geographic subjects: Europe; Germany

Published: London, England: Institute for Public Policy Research, 2015

Physical description: 118 p.

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Statement of responsibility: Edited by Tony Dolphin

Resource type: Report

Rights: This document is published under a creative commons licence: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 UK. To view a copy of the licence visit:

Document number: TD/TNC 119.1036

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