How information alters economic concepts

How information alters economic concepts Phuah Eng Chye (25 May 2019) Information always had a key role in societal advancement. However, its role was overshadowed by the visible pre-eminence of machines and technical knowledge in expanding physical infrastructure and production. The status of information has changed recently. The advent of technologies such as the internet, … “How information alters economic concepts”

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Critique of information

Critique of information Phuah Eng Chye (11 May 2019) “The global information order itself has, it seems to me, erased and swallowed up into itself all transcendentals. There is no outside space any more for such critical reflection. And there is just as little time. There is no escaping from the information order, thus the … “Critique of information”

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Defining the information society

Defining the information society Phuah Eng Chye (27 April 2019) Societies undergo stress from discontinuous change. The manufacturing sector shrinks and populations age as the physical is replaced by the intangible. Radical departures from traditional norms, behaviours and organisational structures cause disruption and social dislocation. Paradigms function as the lenses that we peer through to … “Defining the information society”

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Additional references: Organisation of work (Part 2)

Additional references: Organisation of work (Part 2) Phuah Eng Chye (13 April 2019) Skills and training The Council of Economic Advisers (February 2018) “Addressing America’s reskilling challenge”. https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Addressing-Americas-Reskilling-Challenge.pdf In the US, investment in skill development is largely “frontloaded” during the first 25 years of life. After that, public contributions are small and employer training represents … “Additional references: Organisation of work (Part 2)”

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Additional references: Organisation of work (Part 1)

Additional references: Organisation of work (Part 1) Phuah Eng Chye (6 April 2019) Technology and productivity Jacques Bughin, Jeongmin Seong, James Manyika, Michael Chui, Raoul Joshi (September 2018) “Notes from the frontier: Modeling the impact of AI on the world economy”. McKinsey Global Institute.https://www.mckinsey.com/~/media/McKinsey/Featured%20Insights/Artificial%20Intelligence/Notes%20from%20the%20frontier%20Modeling%20the%20impact%20of%20AI%20on%20the%20world%20economy/MGI-Notes-from-the-AI-frontier-Modeling-the-impact-of-AI-on-the-world-economy-September-2018.ashx Adrian Peralta-Alva, Agustin Roitman (28 September 2018) “Technology and the future … “Additional references: Organisation of work (Part 1)”

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Additional references: Service and sharing economy, Organisation of households

Additional references: Service and sharing economy, Organisation of households Phuah Eng Chye (30 March 2019) Services economy Manoj Atolia, Prakash Loungani, Milton Marquis, Chris Papageorgiou (28 September 2018) “Rethinking development policy: Deindustrialization, servicification and structural transformation”. IMF. https://www.imf.org/en/Publications/WP/Issues/2018/09/28/Rethinking-Development-Policy-Deindustrialization-Servicification-and-Structural-46253 This paper reviews theories on structural transformation and discusses issues relating to premature deindustrialization and the middle-income … “Additional references: Service and sharing economy, Organisation of households”

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