Chapter Four: How Is the Labor Market Changing?
Published: April 01, 2021
Erik Hurst answers frequently asked questions about the economy and the labor market. Are there technological approaches to retraining workers to provide them with a competitive edge? How can private industries and the federal government work together to help workers weather technological changes? What would be the impact of a universal basic income to mitigate technological adjustment?
This lecture was recorded in the fall of 2019 before the pandemic.
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- Why is the labor market important to understand?
- How do people adjust to technological changes that affect their jobs?