Future of work: 23 major AI / machine learning reports on future of work, labour, skills: automation and augmentation

Update: PwC report 27 June 2017 added

There are a stack of reports by academic institutions, government bodies, and consulting firms published in the last year or so. I’m actively engaged in this area so thought I’d catalog them in one place for convenience.

COMING in 2017: UK government “major review on the development of artificial intelligence”: I’m very honoured to have been invited to contribute to this review, publication date TBD. See announcement

The Shift Commission report on the future of work by Bloomberg as viewed by 100 American Leaders (16 May 2017)

Adzuna real UK job data report on impact of AI: real UK job demand data and impact on AI. Compares against Frey & Osborne. (15 May 2017)

International Labour Organisation: New automation technologies and job creation and destruction dynamics (12 May 2017)

Scotland Skills 2030 report (7 May 2017)

Pew Research Centre report on Future of Jobs and Jobs Training | landing page (3 May 2017)

The Royal Society report on machine learning (25 April 2017) My summary

International Bar Association (IBA) report on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics and Their impact on the Workplace (4 April 2017)

The impact of robotics on US labor market (Acemoglu and Restrepo, March 17 2017)

Deloitte’s future of work: the augmented workforce (Feb 28, 2017)

KPMG’s SLANT on future of work (Feb 2017)

World Economic Forum (WEF): The Future of Jobs (Jan 2016) and An Agenda for Leaders to Shape the Future of Education, Gender and Work (4 Jan 2017)

Accenture Technology Vision (Jan 2017)

UK Government Office for Science: Artificial Intelligence: opportunities and implications for future of decision making (Nov 2016)

PwC report on AI (previously PwC future of work: a journey to 2022 (mid 2014?), also Nov 2016 announcement on Future of Work programme)

McKinsey Global Institute: Harnessing automation for a future that works (Jan 2017)

The AI Now Report: The Social and Economic Implications of Artificial Intelligence Technologies in the Near-Term (7 July 2016) “A summary of the AI Now public symposium, hosted by the White House and New York University’s Information Law Institute,”

Institute for the future: New Labour Economics of Platforms (Nov 2016) — main page is here see also Future Skills (2016) and Ten Skills for the Future workforce (while it’s 2011, these guys are visionaries)

Raconteur Future of Work special edition (12 April 2016)

OECD report on Skills for a Digital World (Dec 2016) (main page) see also “Arntz, M., T. Gregory and U. Zierahn (2016), “The Risk of Automation for Jobs in OECD Countries: A Comparative Analysis”, OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers, №189, OECD Publishing, Paris.

Regional Australia Institute: Future of Work: Setting up Kids for Success (Nov 2016) (Landing page)

Citi Global Perspectives and Solutions: Technology at Work 2.0: the future is not what it used to be (Jan 2016)

Labor market polarisation, the decline of routine work, and technological change: a quantitative analysis (academic: vom Lehn Dec 22 2014)

The future of employment: how susceptible are jobs to computerisation? (academic: Frey & Osborne Sep 2013) Landing page Presentation. This paper is oft-cited and is source of the “47% of jobs will be computerised in next 10–20 years” meme.

Other notes

EY Megatrends future of work: “full report” is a megatrend report of which only a couple of pages cover Future of Work