CTMS Weekly brings to you the insights and lessons shared during the 2021 Int'l Care Economy Conference to reflect on the role of care economy as we face the upcoming challenges in building back better and achieving a more equal society post pandemic.
By 2030, Korea might create more than 200,000 jobs if the government increases spending in childcare and elderly care. Learn more about these outcomes in this issue’s featured video, where experts Hans Lofgren and Martín Cicowiez share the results of their one-of-a-kind simulation research. Look into this study and more groundbreaking research in this week’s panel discussion. Moderated by Prof. Maria Floro, this panel gathers top academia to engage into a thorough debate on what care would look like in the future, including:
- The effects of demographic changes in future care
- The monetary value of unpaid care work
- The economic impact of investment on childcare and elderlycare