Age of Services, Information, and Globalization

  • Bengt Furåker


Most analysts agree that contemporary societies are undergoing rapid and significant changes, but there is a great deal of disagreement about how fast and comprehensive these changes are and what consequences they are likely to have. In this chapter I address a number of issues regarding the service sector, the role of information and knowledge, and the process of globalization. It should be emphasized that the three dimensions, although being analytically distinct, are interconnected. The most important question for this book is of course how various developments affect labor markets.


Labor Market Service Sector Pension Fund Knowledge Worker Knowledge Society 
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