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In Advanced and Emerging Economies Alike, Worries About Job Automation

Posted on AllSides August 12th, 2020
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Across the globe, new technologies are transforming the nature of work. Advances in robotics and artificial intelligence are displacing jobs in manufacturing and, increasingly, in the service sector. And while automation may boost productivity and overall economic growth, there is a recognition that it will also disrupt the workplace, with repercussions for workers, employers, education systems and governments.

Chart showing that most think robots and computers will take over many jobs now done by humans.Average citizens see a revolution coming in the workplace, and they are concerned. As a new...

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