JOBS LOST, JOBS GAINED: Workforce transitions in a time of automation

Mckinsey Global Institute

Following on from a previous Mckinsey’s piece on automation (A future that works: Automation, employment, and productivity), the following report examines automations potential to both disrupt and create jobs within the labour market.

“Automation is not a new phenomenon, and fears about its transformation of the workplace and effects on employment date back centuries, even before the Industrial Revolution in the 18th and 19th centuries… the rapid recent advances in automation technologies, including artificial intelligence, autonomous systems, and robotics are now raising the fears anew—and with new urgency.”

For the full report, please read on here.

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