Cultural workers are more likely to be self-employed than those in other sectors. In 2020, on average 29% of cultural workers were self-employed in OECD countries compared to 14% across sectors.
How can policies support the revitalisation of mountains to be more attractive places for talent on the move?
Over several years, the Innovation Growth Lab (IGL) has worked with the UK government and the European Commission on a new approach to this problem. It has set up experimentation funds to test new interventions to boost innovation and productivity among SMEs.
The rise of remote work could still entice people to move out of big cities. But as a general trend, the price of housing in and around cities has continued to rise since 2020. What should policy makers do?
Dr. Richard Florida encourages cities and regions to consider how diversity, creativity and innovation can contribute to attracting creative talent and investment, and shape inclusive and sustainable development. He then unpacks how non-metropolitan areas can benefit from a greater influx of creative people and capital, especially in the wake of the pandemic.
En mars 2022, le nombre de postes vacants au Canada a dépassé le million pour la première fois. Cette situation a suscité des préoccupations généralisées au sujet des pénuries de main-d’œuvre, et le Canada n’est pas le seul dans ce cas. Alors que le chômage atteint des niveaux records, les signalements de pénuries sont devenus monnaie courante dans les pays de l’OCDE.
In March 2022, the number of job vacancies in Canada surpassed 1 million for the first time on record. This triggered widespread concern about labour shortages and Canada is not alone. As unemployment hits record lows, reports of shortages have become commonplace across OECD countries.
In March 2022, a record 4.5 million US workers quit their jobs. Workers were already voting with their feet before the pandemic but recently many more have been heading for the exit. A Great Resignation is underway.