Laura Tyson

Preparing for a Volatile Global Economy: As the Interconnections Reconfigure

John Zysman
Laura Tyson

For the foreseeable future the global economy will be volatile.i Indeed, some would say that the only certainty in the global economy in the coming years is uncertainty. ii The challenge -- for governments, for businesses, for non-profits and for individuals -- will be to prepare for and adapt to enduring volatility and uncertainty. Agreed that there are many certainties: an accelerating climate crisis; demographic changes that will slow growth in the West and China; the increasing digitization of everything with pervasive platforms and the ever-greater capabilities of AI; and the growing...

Automation and the Future of Work in Germany: A Summary of Research and Policy Recommendations

Laura Tyson

Automation and the digitalization of work are having significant effects on the German labor market and are challenging policymakers to modernize the existing and proven instruments of Germany’s distinctive “social market” economy. The COVID pandemic has accelerated the pace and scope of these technological changes and intensified their effects on work and the labor market. To inform the modifications in policies and institutions necessary to achieve the goals of Germany’s social market system it is necessary to understand these effects.

This report focuses on how automation,...

Laura Tyson

Co-Founder, BRIE; Distinguished Professor of the Graduate School, Haas School of Business
Laura D. Tyson is the Richard C. Holbrooke Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. She is a Distinguished Professor of the Graduate School and Faculty Director of the Institute for Business & Social Impact at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. She chairs the Blum Center for Developing Economies Board of Trustees at UC Berkeley. From July 2018 to December 2018, she served as Interim Dean of Berkeley Haas. Previously, she was the Dean of London Business School (2002-2006) and the Dean of the Berkeley Haas (1998-2001). Tyson was a member of the US Department...