The Future and History of Work – what caught my eye this week: Presenteeism at work, the future of work, the demographic reversal, and much more…

“Presenteeism at work and gender inequality” (by Ghazala Azmat, Lena Hensvik, Olof Rosenqvist):

https://voxeu.org/article/presenteeism-work-and-gender-inequality?

“The Future of Home Life: A Conversation with Eve Rodsky and Brigid Schulte”:

https://www.bbh.com/en-us/insights/the-future-of-home-life–a-conversation-with-eve-rodsky-and-brigid-schulte-47352?

The Future of Work report by the company Talent Alpha. They write: “Covid-19 and the acceleration of digital transformation are dramatically shifting how we manage people and their skills”:

https://talent-alpha.com/future-of-work-report/

United States: The Distribution of Household Income, 2017 (by the Congressional Budget Office)

https://www.cbo.gov/publication/56575

“The Great Demographic Reversal: Ageing Societies, Waning Inequality, and an Inflation Revival” (by C.A.E. Goodhart and Manoj Pradhan):

https://www.suerf.org/policynotes/17385/the-great-demographic-reversal-ageing-societies-waning-inequality-and-an-inflation-revival?

Almost 900’000 new claims for unemployment benefits in the United States (still, a very high number):

The Real-Time Population Survey (RPS) (not an official measure for unemployment or employment levels) indicates that the unemployment rate in the United States increased in September and was at 12.7 percent:

https://sites.google.com/view/covid-rps

Migration Economics (but it is more about science and econometrics). Very good and interesting:

https://thecorrespondent.com/747/how-i-ended-up-in-a-scientific-spat-about-migration-figures-and-what-i-learned-from-it/98789433039-1dadd2ed?

“How persistent will the impact of Covid-19 on unemployment be?” (in the United Kingdom):

https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/bank-overground/2020/how-persistent-will-the–impact-of-covid-19-on-unemployment-be?

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