Adjusting to Automation
Policymakers are understandably concerned about the effect of automation technologies on employment and wage levels in their jurisdictions. The effects, however, tend to be quite heterogeneous – and not much is known regarding what drives this heterogeneity. This makes devising the right policies a bit tricky.
Luckily, a Pillars team made up of Fabien Petit and his colleagues Tommaso Ciarli and Florencia Jaccoud is focusing their research on this issue.