CNET reports that A new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research says the adoption of robots in various US industries is negatively correlated with regional employment and wages. The researchers behind the paper examined various industries between 1990 and 2007, controlling for regional market variables by examining international markets concurrently. They found that every one robot per thousand workers reduced the employment-to-population ratio by around a quarter of a percent. It also reduced the wages by as much as half a percent.
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