Event: 7th ADB International Skills Forum

Jobs and Technology: Implications for Education and Skills Development

13 December 2017
Author / Speaker: 
Rana Hasan, Asian Development Bank

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The development of skills—part of human capital—is an essential driver of economic growth and inclusion. Skills raise the productivity of workers, help build innovative capacity that sets the basis for developing and acquiring new technologies, and makes workers more adept at exploiting them. Modern technologies, however, have also put some routine jobs at risk. What are these and how can workers cope with these changes? ADB’s Rana Hasan explains in this presentation.

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