The US cities where robots are impacting jobs the most

December 6, 2019

While the use of robotics to automate work is on the rise, the impact can be either favorable or unfavorable to humans, depending on the type of work they do and how machines may be able to enhance their jobs, the report’s authors say.

“Our evidence does not mean an individual will lose their job,” William Rodgers, co-author of the report and professor at Rutgers University, tells CNBC Make It. “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.”, December 5, 2019

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