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Automation and the billionaires' dystopia: how to defend economic democracy

McGaughey, Ewan (2018) Automation and the billionaires' dystopia: how to defend economic democracy. British Politics and Policy at LSE (20 Jul 2018). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The narrative that automation will lead to mass unemployment and thus people should settle for a basic income rather than good jobs needs to be challenged, writes Ewan McGaughey. He explains how the law can help secure fair wages and working conditions for everyone.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/defending...
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
JEL classification: J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Time Allocation, Work Behavior, and Employment Determination and Creation; Human Capital; Retirement > J22 - Time Allocation and Labor Supply
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Time Allocation, Work Behavior, and Employment Determination and Creation; Human Capital; Retirement > J23 - Employment Determination; Job Creation; Demand for Labor; Self-Employment
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2018 14:41
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 12:52
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/91206

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