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Simon Johnson

Simon Johnson

Ronald A. Kurtz (1954) Professor of Entrepreneurship

Department: Professor of Global Economics and Management

Contact: 617-290-9618, sjohnson@mit.edu

Expertise: Corporate governance; Economic crisis; Economics; Economy, current conditions; Entrepreneurship / New ventures; Government; New stock markets; Political economy; Sustainability; Tax policy; Trade policy; Unemployment; United States; Venture capital

Thomas Kochan

Thomas Kochan

George Maverick Bunker Professor of Management

Department: Professor of Work and Employment Research and Engineering Systems

Contact: (617) 253-6689, tkochan@mit.edu

Expertise: 401K plans; Benefits; Career development; Changing work environments; Changing workforce; Collective bargaining; Compensation; Disrupted work; Diversity; Employee motivation; Employment relations; Family issues; Firing; Flextime; Gender issues, workplace; Harassment; Hiring; Human resource management; Incentives, corporate; Industrial relations; Labor market policy; Labor relations; Labor unions; Management effectiveness, measuring; Managing diversity; Negotiation and conflict resolution; Pensions; Public policy, employment relations; Recruitment; Regulatory policy; Sexual harassment; Stock options; Telecommuting; Training programs; Tri-sector collaboration; Turnover; Unemployment; Work-life balance; Worker / Management relations; Working virtually; Workplace health

Paul Osterman

Paul Osterman

Nanyang Technological University Professor

Department: Professor of Human Resources and Management

Contact: (617) 253-2667, osterman@mit.edu

Expertise: Career development; Changing work environments; Changing workforce; Collective bargaining; Compensation; Competition; Diversity; Downsizing; Economy, current conditions; Employee motivation; Employment relations; Firing; Future of work; Hiring; Human resource management; Industrial relations; Labor market policy; Labor unions; Managing diversity; Negotiation and conflict resolution; Non-profits; Public policy, employment relations; Recruitment; Spain; Unemployment; Urban poverty

Ofer Sharone

Ofer Sharone

Mitsubishi Career Development Professor

Department: Assistant Professor of Work and Employment Research

Contact: (617) 253-7483, osharone@mit.edu

Expertise: Hiring, Recruitment; Job searching, Negotiations; Unemployment; Work-life balance

Thomas Stoker

Thomas Stoker

Gordon Y Billard Professor in Management and Economics

Department: Professor of Applied Economics

Contact: (617) 253-2625, tstoker@mit.edu

Expertise: Applied economics; Econometrics; Economics

Lester Thurow

Lester Thurow

Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Professor of Management and Economics Emeritus

Department: Coordinator, Asia-Pacific Initiatives

Contact: (617) 253-2932, lthurow@mit.edu

Expertise: $100K Entrepreneurship competition; Applied economics; Asia; China; Climate change; Defense, military; Deflation; E-commerce; Healthcare; High technology companies; Hong Kong; Human resource management; Industrial economics; Inflation; Interest rates; Japan; Korea; Macroeconomics; Microeconomics; Microsoft; Monetary policy; National security; Oil; Outsourcing; Pakistan; Russia; Semiconductors; Singapore; South Korea; Southeast Asia; Sustainability; Unemployment

Andrew Wolk

Andrew Wolk

Department: Senior Lecturer, Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management

Contact: (617) 970-6346, awolk@rootcause.org

Expertise: Bermuda; Breakthrough management; Business education; Business ethics; Competitive strategy; Energy; Environment; Environmental leadership; Ethics; Family business; Global entrepreneurship; Hiring; K-12 education; Leadership; Management effectiveness, measuring; Non-profits; Social entrepreneurship; Sustainability; Transportation; Unemployment

Robots will stay in the back seat in the second machine age — Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson

From the Financial Times It is easy to be pessimistic about jobs and pay these days. More and more work is being automated away by ever more powerful and capable technologies. Not only can computers transcribe and translate normal human speech, they can also understand it well enough to carry out simple instructions. Machines now make sense of huge pools of unstructured information, and in many cases detect patterns and draw inferences better than highly trained and experienced humans. Recent advances include autonomous cars and aircraft, and robots that can work alongside humans in factories, warehouses and the open air. These innovations are quickly leaving the lab and entering the wider economy, bringing new challenges for workers from tax preparers to burger flippers. Many have concluded that the era of large-scale technological unemployment has finally arrived. For these observers, labour trends visible in many countries – declining real wages and social mobility; rising inequality and polarisation; … Read More »The post Robots will stay in the back seat in the second machine age — Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson appeared first on MIT Sloan Experts.

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