33 minutes | Oct 8th 2020

02: The Future of Work

Steven Greenhouse, the author of "Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor," speaks to David Autor, the Ford Professor of Economics at MIT, about how Covid is likely to change the workforce by accelerating automation and reducing the number of low-wage jobs. STEVEN GREENHOUSE was a reporter for The New York Times for over thirty years, covering labor and the workplace for many of them. He is the author of two books: Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor and The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker.DAVID AUTOR is the Ford Professor of Economics at MIT and co-chair of its Work of the Future task force.A transcript of this episode is available at Aventine.org Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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