Labor Markets and Skills

Artificial intelligence won't destroy more jobs than it creates over the next decade, Rob Atkinson argues in a Wall Street Journal debate with Oxford University's Carl Benedikt Frey.
Labor Markets and Skills
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February 26, 2016
There has long been a worry about tech-driven unemployment, but that fear has always been and will continue to be misplaced, writes Rob Atkinson in the BLS Monthly Labor Review.
February 16, 2016
Rob Atkinson opened his presentation to the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee Secretariat at the European Parliament by discussing the differences between digital hype and digital reality.
December 22, 2015
ITIF summarized the state of U.S. digital education as part of the European Commission’s eSkills for Jobs 2015 campaign.
August 10, 2015
A menu of actionable ideas for policymakers to foster technological innovation, growth, and progress.
May 10, 2015
High skill immigration reform is necessary to address tech talent gap.
March 23, 2015
Welcoming high-skilled STEM workers in technology industries creates jobs in the service economy.
September 15, 2014
Unsurprisingly, education spending and a well-educated workforce are correlated among states.
September 4, 2014
The U.S. faces a very real high-skill shortage.
September 3, 2014
Since we do not need any more STEM workers we should just close universities.
May 15, 2014
Despite decades of effort, we have made little progress in improving K-12 education.