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Jo Michell

Jo Michell

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.

Better skills will not save middle-class jobs from automation

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.

Policy, not technology, is behind declines in job security

Inequality and declining job quality have been driven mainly by government policies, so reforming policy is now needed.

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