Working Paper No. 237.Download
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.
Is also available in: Bergström, A., Wennberg, K. & Stadin, E. (2014). “How policies can handle workplace digitisation”. In K. Wennberg & G. Ehrling (Eds.), Inclusive Growth in Europe. Stockholm: Bertil Ohlin Institute.
Bergström, A., Wennberg, K. & Stadin, E. (2014). How policy could handle workplace digitization. Ratio Working Paper No. 237.