Saturday, 13 January 2018

Robots and jobs: evidence from the US

From comes this audio in which Daron Acemoğlu is interviewed by Tim Phillips on the topic "Robots and jobs: Evidence from the US".

Concerns that industrial robots will replace human labour are widespread. Daron Acemoglu discusses how automation creates a displacement and a productivity effect. Furthermore, the effect of automation on employment heavily depends on the sector it is used in.

A link to the audio is available here.

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