Future of work: Job destruction, income constraints and information

Future of work: Job destruction, income constraints and information Phuah Eng Chye (16 February 2019) Job destruction is accepted as an inevitable consequence of creative destruction; the destruction of the old to make way for the new. Creative destruction is made palatable by the many new products and conveniences that represents progress. Could you imagine … “Future of work: Job destruction, income constraints and information”

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Future of work: Inequality, overpaid CEOs and the value of labour

Future of work: Inequality, overpaid CEOs and the value of labour Phuah Eng Chye (2 February 2019) The widening disparities between the escalating pay of top executives and the stagnating wage of workers have become a focal point of public discontent. Susan Holmberg and Mark Schmitt note “the staggering, uninterrupted rise in CEO pay over … “Future of work: Inequality, overpaid CEOs and the value of labour”

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Future of work: The price of labour

Future of work: The price of labour Phuah Eng Chye (19 January 2019) Wages function as an incentive to work. Edward P. Lazear explains “without compensation, the overwhelming majority of workers would not otherwise perform the tasks.” In this context, “incentives affect behaviour and that economics as a science has made good progress…of demonstrating that … “Future of work: The price of labour”

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Future of work: Re-defining work (Part 6: Monetising participation)

Future of work: Re-defining work (Part 6: Monetising participation) Phuah Eng Chye (5 January 2019) The paradigm of participation[1], as compared with employment, expands the sphere of potential economic engagement. It requires establishing a platform (similar to sharing) to facilitate formal organisation for a broad range of activities to be monetised. But there is a … “Future of work: Re-defining work (Part 6: Monetising participation)”

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Future of work: Re-defining work (Part 5: The economic paradigm of participation)

Future of work: Re-defining work (Part 5: The economic paradigm of participation) Phuah Eng Chye (22 December 2018) “In a rapidly changing world, the state is hardly able to draw up a master plan for the future. Rather, it can and must use the democratic channels of participation to launch and take charge of a … “Future of work: Re-defining work (Part 5: The economic paradigm of participation)”

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Future of work: Re-defining work (Part 4: Creating jobs from information and its ecosystem)

Future of work: Re-defining work (Part 4: Creating jobs from information and its ecosystem) Phuah Eng Chye (8 December 2018) Economies have made a transition from manufacturing to services and to sharing[1]. But work continues to be rigidly analysed within the traditional paradigm of production despite the dominance of information. David Graeber points out “the … “Future of work: Re-defining work (Part 4: Creating jobs from information and its ecosystem)”

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