AI, Skills and Jobs: Some considerations on the future based on the current evidence

Technological change, employment and skills The conventional view is that technological change is both employment and skill enhancing. It has, historically, tended to favour employment growth in relatively high skilled jobs. More recently as technologies have become more sophisticated, especially those which encompass a degree of artificial intelligence (AI), concerns have been expressed about the […] Read more

What is a skills mismatch? How to define and measure shortages and surpluses

Terence Hogarth, Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick June 2023 Skills and skills mismatches Providing information on careers depends upon being able to indicate those skills that are in relatively high or low demand in the labour market. The analysis of skill mismatches delivers information of relevance. What is a skills mismatch? One might […] Read more