Sharing Robot Rewards

June 6, 2016

 

6/6/16 – Advances in robotics and information technology will transform the workplace over the next several decades, and it seems unlikely that the labor market can change as quickly as the technology is advancing, an economic analyst has projected in Issues. Seeing similar trends, another economist recently suggested that society should worry less about the potential displacement of human labor by robots than about how to share fairly across society the prosperity that the robots produce, and he proposed several policy options to reach that end.