Terence Hogarth is Senior Advisor at Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini and has over 30 years’ experience of carrying out research on vocational education and training in the UK and the EU. His guest blog on Cambridge Econometrics is reflecting upon the employment impacts of rapid technological change in the guise of artificial intelligence, robotics, Industry 4.0 and so forth, various authors in the recently published collection of essays “Economy employment and skills: European, regional and global perspectives in an age of uncertainty” draw attention to the issue of skills.

The impact of technological change on skills