Remuneration for top jobs continues to increase while mechanization and offshoring have eroded middle-wage jobs. Inequality in capital and income are on the rise and the trend shows no signs of abating. With 42 million people striving to join the workforce every year, is this trend reversible?
– What are the long-term concerns for youth in this tough market?
– What solutions could alleviate this trend in the short term?
– How can the labour market be re-organized?
– Is globalization driving inequality?
• Stefan Löfven, Prime Minister of Sweden.
• Jonas Prising, Chief Executive Officer, ManpowerGroup, USA.
• Hélène Rey, Professor of Economics, London Business School, United Kingdom; Global Agenda Council on Global Economic Imbalances.
• Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organization (ILO), Geneva.
• Bernadette Ségol, General Secretary, European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), Belgium.
• Andrew McAfee, Principal Research Scientist, MIT Center for Digital Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA; Global Agenda Council on the Future of Jobs.