As technology advances, automation will affect a growing number of European jobs. The conventional view is that education is the key to avoiding unemployment, falling wages and stagnation. This view is undermined, however, by the failure of high-w...▶
Inequality and declining job quality have been driven mainly by government policies, so reforming policy is now needed.▶
Jo Michell is lecturer in Economics at the University of the West of England. He holds a PhD in Economics and a MSc in Development Economics from SOAS, University of London.