Future of work: Other information effects – polarisation and transience

Future of work: Other information effects – polarisation and transience Phuah Eng Chye (18 August 2018) The previous article discussed how intangibility changes the nature of work. Intangibility can combine with the other information effects[1] of speed, size and transparency to change the organisational structure of work. This article discusses the information effects that gives … “Future of work: Other information effects – polarisation and transience”

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Future of work: The effect of intangibility on work

Future of work: The effect of intangibility on work Phuah Eng Chye (11 August 2018) New information capabilities open the path to new ways of producing and consuming and to the creation of new products and services. Maximising the benefits from innovation requires changes in the way work and society is organised. Usually businesses move … “Future of work: The effect of intangibility on work”

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Future of work: Information disruption

Future of work: Information disruption Phuah Eng Chye (28 July 2018) Mathew Bishop (moderator): Now, I suppose at the moment there seems to be a loss of faith that there is much of a future for work, and there’s a sense that…we’re facing a world where vast amounts of existing jobs are going to be … “Future of work: Information disruption”

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Organisation of households: Household formation and the housing market

Organisation of households: Household formation and the housing market Phuah Eng Chye (17 March 2018) Household formation has been the traditional force powering the housing market and economic growth. Derek Thompson observes “more formations is good news. It suggests more people getting jobs, getting apartments, getting married, having kids, and (in all likelihood) spending more … “Organisation of households: Household formation and the housing market”

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Organisation of households: Shrinking households, labour market frictions and societal cultures

Organisation of households: Shrinking households, labour market frictions and societal cultures Phuah Eng Chye (10 March 2018) Economies face threats not only from demographic aging and rising dependency but also from the erosion of traditional family structures which are becoming more diverse in terms of relationships, race and beliefs. This is consistent with the transition … “Organisation of households: Shrinking households, labour market frictions and societal cultures”

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Organisation of households: Changing household structures and dependency

Organisation of households: Changing household structures and dependency Phuah Eng Chye (3 March 2018) While there is considerable analysis on the direct effects of demographic aging and shrinking populations, less attention is paid to the economic and social effects from changing household structures. In this regard, traditional household organisation consisted mainly of large families with … “Organisation of households: Changing household structures and dependency”

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