Richard Freeman: Robots, Jobs and Inequality
In this short interview, Prof Richard Freeman of Harvard University warns that robotization has already had an impact on jobs and wages and may worsen inequality. The solution, he proposes, is ensuring that workers will share ownership of robots.
This interview is produced for the World Bank’s Jobs and Development Network. Find out more about the Network at http://iems.ust.hk/jobs .
Watch Prof Freeman elaborate his insight on the subject at the seminar he gave for HKUST Institute for Emerging Market Studies http://iems.ust.hk/events/event/work-…