Robocalypse now? why we shouldn't panic about automation, algorithms and artificial intelligence
- Document type
- Shackleton, Len
- Institute of Economic Affairs
- Date of publication
- 1 May 2018
- Current Controversies No. 62
- Trends: economic, social and technology trends affecting business
- Business and management
- Material type
There is growing concern that innovative technologies threaten jobs on an unprecedented scale.
This paper examines the plausibility and then considers the prospects for new occupational roles being created to replace old jobs.
The paper also critically examines new policy proposals for a 'robot tax'.
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