Forhtcoming in K. Wennberg & G. Ehrling. Inclusive Growth in Europe. Stockholm: Bertil Ohlin Institute.

Andreas Bergström, FORES, Karl Wennberg, Stockholm School of Economics & Ratio ** Evelina Stadin, Ratio

Abstract: While the brave new world of digital technology is delivering intensive growth to some companies and individuals, the question remains whether that growth ‘trickles down’ or ‘spills over’ to other sectors of the economy rapidly enough to avoid the massive social disruptions seen in earlier historical periods of economic transformation. In this short paper we discuss the potential labour market consequences of automation based on digital technology.