"(W)e must proceed in a way that allows citizens, in their multiple roles as workers and consumers, to participate in shaping the future, not just allowing it to happen to them. It is not a matter of robots coming, but rather one of how to direct the evolution of platforms and the development and deployment of intelligent tools and systems."
Cite: Martin Kenney and John Zysman, Intereconomics
This collection of literature on the future of work by BRIE faculty and affiliates, now available online, contributes to the current debate on the impact of intelligent tools and systems on work and the structure of the economy, as well as the adjustment costs for workers. Through these papers, BRIE brings a forward looking perspective to pervasive economic and societal concerns that will continue to intensify over time.
The Rise of the Platform Economy. By Martin Kenney and John Zysman, 2016
Beyond Hype and Despair: Developing Healthy Communities in the Era of Intelligent Tools. By John Zysman, Martin Kenney, and Laura Tyson, 2019
Work and Value Creation in the Platform Economy. By Martin Kenney and John Zysman, 2018
New Work and Value Creation in the Platform Economy: A Taxonomy and Preliminary Evidence. By Dafna Bearson, Martin Kenney, and John Zysman, 2019
Unicorns, Cheshire Cats, and the New Dilemmas of Entrepreneurial Finance? By Martin Kenney and John Zysman, 2018
- Playing in God's Garden: Dependent Entrepreneurs in a Platform Economy. By Donato Cutolo and Martin Kenney, 2019