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Are the robots about to take all the jobs? Don’t hold your breath

Kelly, Gavin (2016) Are the robots about to take all the jobs? Don’t hold your breath. British Politics and Policy at LSE (28 May 2016). Website.

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The claim that nearly half of all US jobs are at risk of being automated has been repeated many times. But is it that straightforward? Gavin Kelly offers some facts that moderate the claim. He concludes that although the impact of evolving technology on jobs is currently impossible to predict, there are other, very real issues we should fret about: decreasing productivity levels, stagnant wages, and poor skills.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2017 13:29
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2021 23:30

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