How Globalization and Robotics Speed Up Job Losses

How Globalization and Robotics Speed Up Job Losses

The twin trends of globalization and robotics — or globotics — will usher in a period of unprecedented disruption that could displace workers at the fastest pace in history, argues Richard Baldwin, international economics professor at the Graduate Institute, Geneva, in his new book, The Globotics Upheaval: Globalization, Robotics and the Future of Work.

Like factory workers who lost their jobs to automation, white-collar and service workers are now in danger of being displaced en masse, said Baldwin, also editor-in-chief of policy website He recently joined the Knowledge@Wharton radio show on SiriusXM to discuss this trend and how […]

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