Global Survey #01 | The Future of Knowledge Work | Urban Age

Survey Summary: The Future of Knowledge Work, March 2021


This summary presents the findings of a global survey on the future of knowledge work in cities.  Conducted between November 2020 and January 2021, the survey invited urban thought leaders and practitioners from around the world to share their perspectives on what could and should happen to knowledge work in cities over the next decade.  

The survey is part of the Urban Age Debates: Cities in the 2020s outreach programme organised by LSE Cities and the Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft. The results of the survey informed the first Debate’s theme, Socialising Remote Work: Will changing patterns in knowledge work reduce or amplify the human need to meet in cities? 

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