09 November 2016

The Wealth of Humans

Work and its Absence in the Twenty‑first Century

Ryan Avent
2016, Allen Lance, 288 pages,
ISBN 9780141981185

Reviewer: Andrew Sentance, Senior Economic Adviser, PwC and former MPC member

The impact of technological change on jobs, the economy and society has been a recurrent theme of concern and anxiety since the early days of the Industrial Revolution. Ryan Avent’s book looks at the latest manifestation of this issue – how the world of work will be shaped or reshaped by the new digital technologies now emerging.

There are two very powerful and interesting themes…

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