Public Policy Challenges and Opportunities in a Digital Economy


This post is adapted from remarks given at the New America Foundation’s "Connecting Talent with Opportunity in the Digital Age," Thursday, June 4, 2015.

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In many ways, recent McKinsey research confirms our instincts: The world of work is changing in fundamental ways.Online career platforms like LinkedIn and others link the individual to a broader universe of opportunities. They provide employers with access to a broader array of talent. And these platforms can facilitate quicker and more productive job searches and career decisions, which strengthens the entire economy.Everybody likes to claim a "win-win-win" — but this might be the real […]