Several years prior to 2020, leading into the pandemic, research has pointed to the potential for major changes to jobs and the economy from automation, AI and the gig economy. The combination of pandemic-related changes to workplaces across the country and the changes from automation and new technologies may be creating a perfect storm for a vastly different economic landscape to emerge in the years to come.

This blog series will look at what is happening to industries and jobs now due to the convergence of these factors and what may be temporary, along with possibly permanent, changes.