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  • Women work in a knitwear factory

    The future of work, technological change and global inequality

    Technical and digital innovation are transforming the nature of work, employment patterns and international trade. IIED director Andrew Norton looks at how technological change brings both threats and opportunities – and how developing countries can take action to ensure their citizens have the skills they need

    2 November 2018 | Blog | Economics
  • The Earth is reflected in a drop of water on a leaf (Photo: Juan Horna, Creative Commons, via Flickr)

    Changing landscapes: key issues for action on sustainable development in 2018

    As we face up to the challenges of the coming year, how does the global landscape for sustainable development look? IIED director Andrew Norton offers his thoughts on the key debates and changes we may see during 2018, and what they might mean for IIED's work

    5 January 2018 | Blog | Climate change
  • Garment workers in Bangladesh - increasing automation threatens low-cost manufacturing jobs in developing countries (Photo: NYU Stern BHR, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Automation, the changing world of work, and sustainable development

    Technological change, especially automation and digital innovation, are likely to have a profound impact on jobs in developing countries. Countries should act now to refocus their economic and social policies to make them more sustainable

    17 August 2017 | Blog | Economics
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