The World Bank is launching a competition for students for input into the next World Development Report 2019: “The Changing Nature of Work”. The draft Report is available online for public review and is updated every Friday: http://pubdocs.worldbank.org/en/816281518818814423/2019-WDR-Draft-Report.pdf
. The Report analyzes the impact of technology on workers and firms, the implications for human capital accumulation, and potential social protection reforms to help with the adjustment.
Three cash prizes of $5000
each will be awarded to the students providing the winning examples. Submissions should be sent directly to the WDR Team (firstname.lastname@example.org
) by August 31, 2018. Prizes will be awarded on October 1, 2018.