The future of jobs is a serious concern.
The most popular opinion I’ve seen is that the answer is more education. Consider, though, that we are in a period in which historically high levels of the population have some amount of postsecondary education. Yet, less than half the population (about 42%) has at least an associate’s degree, and only about a third of the population has at least a bachelor’s degree. How much higher is it realistic to think these levels can actually go? Not to mention that student debt has reached massively unsustainable levels ($1.3 trillion).
So then what about the other half of the population?
I recently did an analysis of changes in employment by firm size over the past few decades. My analysis showed that
Taken overall, the data are consistent with economic/market conditions that
Factors consistent with this environment include