Will robots really steal our jobs?: an international analysis of the potential long term impact of automation

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Author: Hawksworth, John; Berriman, Richard; Goel, Saloni

Abstract:

Artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and other forms of 'smart automation' are advancing at a rapid pace and have the potential to bring great benefits to the economy, by boosting productivity and creating new and better products and services. For advanced economies like the US, the EU and Japan, these technologies could also produce a lot of disruption, not least to the jobs market. To explore this further we have analysed a dataset compiled by the OECD that looks in detail at the tasks involved in the jobs of over 200,000 workers across 29 countries (27 from the OECD plus Singapore...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Technology; Industry; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Employment opportunity; Job requirements; Skill obsolescence; Skill needs; Technological change; Occupation; Analysis; Future; Employment projection; Policy implications; OECD country

Geographic subjects: Singapore; Asia; Russia; Europe

Published: [London, England]: PricewaterhouseCoopers, 2018

Physical description: 43 p.

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https://www.pwc.co.uk/services/economics-policy/insights/the-impact-of-automation-on-jobs.html

Related items: TD/TNC 123.687; TD/TNC 124.386

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 131.456

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