The Data Observatory will support access to original data and innovative methodologies to examine digital futures at work ‘offering analysis, tools, data and advice to government, business and civil society’.
The Data Observatory will be organised across five specific activities:
Cambridge Centre for Business Research Leximetric Datasets on employment regulation
- Armour, J., Deakin, S., & Siems, M. (2016). CBR Leximetric Datasets.
- Adams, Z., P. Bastani, L. Bishop and S. Deakin (2017). The CBR-LRI Dataset: Methods, Properties and Potential of Leximetric Coding of Labour Laws. International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations.
Access to future datasets will be available here.
A range of publications will be specifically generated through the Data Observatory, including:
- Digital Briefs reporting Digit research findings;
- Blogs on topical issues;
- Trends in Digital Futures at Work ;
- Changes to key employment indicators with interactive charts and data;
- ‘How to’ guides – on the use of particular techniques, methods or statistical packages;
- Annual reports.
Gov.UK policy paper
Blogs and partners to connect with
- Pew Research Center: Internet and Technology
- Eurofound: The digital age – opportunities and challenges for work and employment
- ILO’s Network on Future of Work
- OECD: Digital economy
- Algorithmic Justice League
- Futures of Work
- MIT Media Lab
- NESTA: Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre (PEC)
- Institute for the Future of Work
- University of Bristol: Bristol Digital Futures Institute
- Talking about Organizations
- BBC Out of the Office: a series of Radio 4 programmes on the changing world of work, working time and algorithm recruitment.
Go to Digit’s Publications section for relevant working papers, journal articles and books.
This will be an online space to discuss new books by partners across the centre.
- Student Summer Placements
- One-day workshops or taster sessions
- Annual International Summer School