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Does technological innovation increase unemployment?
This is an important issue made even more relevant today with the rapid emergence of robotic technologies, the roll out of driverless cars, robotic trucks and much else besides. Nobel-winning economist Joe Stiglitz has a new paper out on the topic - http://www.nber.org/papers/w20670
Here are some other relevant articles:
City AM: Will humans be replaced by robots? They might take some of our jobs, but they'll also create new ones
BBC: Robotic trucks do the jobs that lorry drivers shun
Daily Mail: New report warns 50 per cent of occupations will be redundant in 11 years time