Feb 21, 2020

Robots are taking manufacturing jobs but making firms more productive

Posted by in categories: employment, robotics/AI

Robots are replacing human manufacturing workers in France, and making companies more productive in the process.

Daron Acemoglu at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his colleagues analysed more than 55,000 French manufacturing firms, noting which ones bought robots between 2010 and 2015 and what impacts the purchases had.

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