The Work Ahead: Machines, Skills, and U.S. Leadership in the Twenty-First Century will begin on April 10, 2018 8:30am EDT.
The world is in the midst of a transformation in the nature of work, as smart machines, artificial intelligence, new technologies, and global competition remake how people do their jobs and pursue their careers. The Work Ahead: Machines, Skills, and U.S. Leadership in the Twenty-First Century, the report of a CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force, assesses the future of work and workers and the implications for the U.S. economy and national security.
For further reading, please see the discussion paper “A New Deal for the Twenty-First Century” by Edward Alden and Robert E. Litan.
Interim President, Michigan State University; Former Governor of Michigan (1991-2003); Task Force Co-Chair
Founder and Chairman, PSP Partners; Former U.S. Secretary of Commerce (2013-2017); Task Force Co-Chair
Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Author, Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy; Task Force Project Director
International Affairs Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing, U.S. Department of Commerce (2016-2017); Task Force Deputy Project Director