Helping Communities Shine

Whether researching and implementing ways to shape a community's economic development plan or partnering to create ways to put people to work, CREC connects researchers and policymakers with:

     • Data training
     • Custom portfolios that aid regional competitiveness

Project Profile

MIT Work for the Future

MIT Work of the Future
Start Date: Jan 1970 — End Date: Jan 1970

CREC is working closely with Dr. Liz Reynolds and Dr. Paul Osterman to investigate how Detroit’s education and training delivery systems are adapting to technological and pedagogical advances as well as how they are contributing to equality in opportunity and social inclusion – the future of the “mobility sector”.

CREC will support Dr. Paul Osterman in creating an inventory of Detroit’s workforce system, identifying and writing a case study – a couple memos this summer, a couple site visits, and a case study TBD. CREC will support Dr. Liz Reynolds on various tasks – education/workforce legislation summary, summary of an Aspen/MIT event roundtable, blog draft that was recently posted under Dr. Liz Reynolds’s name.

Research & Planning

About the Client

MIT Work of the Future

The remarkable progression of innovations that imbue machines with human and superhuman capabilities is generating significant uncertainty and deep anxiety about the future of work. Whether and how our current period of technological disruption differs from prior industrial epochs is a source of vigorous debate. But there is no question that we face an urgent […]