The authors of the report said, while the usage of robotics to automate work is upsurging, its impact can be either favorable or unfavorable for humans. Its likeliness depends on the types of work they do and how such automated machines can possibly enhance their jobs.
• William Rodgers, co-author of the report and professor at Rutgers University tells CNBC, “Our evidence does not mean an individual will lose their job. Our estimates identify the odds or risk of a robot potentially displacing or having a positive impact on employment and wages. Many factors inside the company will ultimately dictate the outcome.”