Technological Change, Automation and Employment: A Short Review of Theory and Evidence

Published By: Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, M | Published Date: January, 01 , 2018

A selective survey of recent papers in the area of technological change, automation and employment is presented. The objective is to convey analytical ideas and the empirical evidence that have informed studies in this area of contemporary policy relevance. Automation occurs when a machine does work that might previously have been done by a person. How robots and automation affect the availability of jobs for labor force? There are very few emerging studies that address the issue with detailed data on robots usage and employment in different sectors of the economy.

Author(s): K. V. Ramaswamy | Posted on: Jan 16, 2018 | Views() | Download (288)

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