Employment and Productivity

The theme explores the use of digital technologies to catalyse collaboration and business innovation.

Anthony Rafferty

Theme lead

Professor Anthony Rafferty

Scope of Theme

The Employment and Productivity theme addresses the potential for economic growth, the disruption of existing business models, and the impact of digital platforms and automation on patterns of employment, the experience of individuals in the workplace, and the future of work itself. The theme includes:

  • Next-generation services
  • Financial and legal technology
  • Technology support for business decisions
  • Analysis of investment risk
  • Regional growth and ecosystems
  • Changing skills and employment landscape
  • Quality of working life

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