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Money for Nothing? Economics of Robots and Basic Income

Geoff Riley

9th November 2017

More than ten million UK workers are at risk of having their jobs replaced by robots in the next decade. Could a universal basic income be a radical but effective approach in the face of technology-driven unemployment.

Tom Cheshire from Sky News has this special report about the impact of automation on jobs. A really excellent longer report that raises many issues for students.

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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