After twenty years and four reforms, we are still one of the world’s more rigid labour markets: a consequence of reforms that concerned only part of the workforce. One of the many (too many) things that we lack to be (at least) on a European level
Video interview with the Nobel Prize winner for Economics: The next five years? We must deal with the entry of artificial intelligence into production processes. And to ensure that everyone, not only the best, have dignified employment
Engineers, mechatronics engineers, risk managers, along with installers, cooks, and construction workers: here is how environmental sustainability can create employment and generate value (not only for our health)
Why do new technologies sometimes not stimulate productivity? And why is growing productivity not reflected in growing wages? Two paradoxes that economists have been puzzling out since the onset of computers
Nothing could be worse than closing up like a clam and trying to stem technology because we find it intimidating. All this does is make us lose contact with the frontier of innovation, and turn away the best young talents
Interview with the author of Futuro Artigiano: Schools are essential: Sweden’ secondary technical schools churn out 800,000 technicians per year, whereas in Italy this figure is at most 10,000. It is only by combining culture with technology that we can hope to restore substance to the world of work
Ten years on from the start of the recession, there are a number of widespread professions that did not exist before 2007. However, other jobs, especially in the crafts industry, are rapidly disappearing.
A 17th century practice updated to the present day. A new frontier for large companies, who are scaling back the number of desks while encouraging employees to return to the office. However, there is a risk of affecting the quality of relationships and the creative process.
The president of Minotauro in Milan and professor of psychology at the Milano-Bicocca University explains that “the new challenge for education is digital education, finally taking its first steps towards a school model”.