AI, robotics, and the future of jobs


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Author: Smith, Aaron; Anderson, Janna


Experts envision automation and intelligent digital agents permeating vast areas of work and personal lives by 2025 with huge implications for a range of industries such as health care, transport and logistics, customer service, and home maintenance. However, even as these experts are largely consistent in their predictions for the evolution of technology itself, they are deeply divided on how advances in [artificial intelligence] AI and robotics will impact the economic and employment picture over the next decade, possibly displacing more jobs than they create. This report is of the Pew...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Technology; Employment; Skills and knowledge; Culture and society; Economics

Keywords: Labour utilisation; Unemployment; Workplace change; Technological change; Skill obsolescence; Human capital

Geographic subjects: North America; United States

Published: [Washington, District of Columbia]: Pew Research Center, 2014

Physical description: 66 p.

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Also called: Artificial intelligence, robotics, and the future of jobs

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 118.541

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