Automation & Worker Displacement

Publications

End the ‘robots are coming for your job’ panic
Eli Lehrer

Robots and automation will destroy American jobs — it’s a worrying refrain we hear echoed by prominent figures in academia, the private sector, and the media alike. The Brookings Institution,…

, Politico
R Street work on automation cited in Politico’s Morning Shift

From Politico’s Morning Shift:
— “Trans-Atlantic Principles for the Future of Work and Labor Automation,” from R Street

Trans-Atlantic Principles for the Future of Work and Labor Automation
Ann Phelan

Washington (September 10) – The world is changing faster than our levers of policy can move. Using artificial intelligence, robotics and global communication networks, entrepreneurs are breaking…

Trans-Atlantic Principles for the Future of Work and Labor Automation
Caleb Watney

The essential question for the future of work is how we can prepare our labor markets and workforce for a period of dynamism and turnover as new technologies are incorporated throughout the…

, The Heartland Institute
Las Vegas union demands protection against automation
Caleb Watney

From The Heartland Institute:
Caleb Watney, a technology policy fellow at the R Street Institute, says automation and technology help everyone, including workers.

“The history of technological…

, The Daily Caller
The power of the protesting employee: Big tech companies are being taken over by low-level workers
Caleb Watney

From The Daily Caller:
Supported by some of the success unions and a collectively driven workforce have had in the past, Grossman, and Caleb Watney, a technology policy fellow at R Street, believe…