Kevin Gawora is an economic policy research analyst at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF). Previously, he was a research analyst at the International Monetary Fund. Kevin holds a master’s degree in international economics and finance from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, and a double bachelor’s degree in international relations and economics from Occidental College.
Automation’s effect on labor demand has long been seen by the public as negative. Japanese researchers challenged this perception when they examined robots’ impact on employment across a range of Japanese industries from 1978 to 2017.