Every Friday, Policy Shift will share a selection of recent articles and publication focused on public policy and innovation. This week's theme deals with social, employment and inclusive policies.
A podcast (in English) about “What can governments do to be ready for the future of work? ”. By Stefano Scarpetta (OECD), new technologies aren’t likely to lead to massive unemployment, but rather can bring opportunities if the right policies are in place.
An analysis (in French) about the role of public action in the development of common goods. Since Elinor Ostrom was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2009, the commons have been the subject of academic rediscovery and citizen re-appropriation in many countries.
Despite rapid digitization of processes, health systems are failing to harness the full potential of digital technologies to become more effective, efficient and people-centered. A similar transformation in the health sector is long overdue, is eminently possible, and can deliver considerable health and economic dividends.
The main difference between these new policies and those of previous decades is their focus on reducing poverty, social inequalities, guaranteeing rights and building citizenship within a new framework of broader and more inclusive social equity.
An analysis from Les Echos (in French) about the initative « Territoires zéro chômeurs de longue durée », an initative to offer to unemployed people long terme contrat that meet the needs of the territory.