Recent breakthroughs in generative AI have raised concerns about the technology’s impact on jobs and livelihoods. Brookings Metro has embarked on a new, multi-year effort focused on raising awareness and shaping societal responses. The project involves three main components: a storytelling series that centers workers’ experiences and perspectives; innovative quantitative and qualitive analysis to understand the specific risks and opportunities of AI and work; and cross-sector convenings to develop policy solutions and best practices that ensure equitable benefits from AI advancements and mitigate potential harms.

Workers and AI: Voices from the front lines of disruption