Worried about the fourth industrial revolution’s impact on jobs? Scale up skills development and training! (OnePager)
We have been living through the third industrial revolution—‘digitalisation’—since 1980. However, the fourth industrial revolution (driven mainly by robotics and artificial intelligence) already appears to be fast approaching. What will be its likely impacts on jobs, incomes and economic inequality? And, more importantly, what can be done about them? This One Pager focuses on this revolution’s practical implications for social protection programmes.