State Policies and the Future of Work

by Vickie Choitz

January 12, 2016

What will work look like in 20 years and beyond? “Sharing economy” companies such as Uber and TaskRabbit have brought new attention to the way we work, but many of the employment transformations we’ve seen have evolved over decades. State policies can help shape whether disruptive changes to work and employment have a positive or deeply negative effect on workers and their states’ economies.

State policymakers need to understand the trends at work and the actions they can take, not only to respond to the changing nature of work but also to proactively improve economic security for their constituents. In a recent brief by the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program, we explore trends and preview a policy framework for policymakers to consider.


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