What Automation Means for Jobs

January 16, 2020 1:30 pm (EST)

What Automation Means for Jobs
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When was the last time you went to the mall for something you could buy on your phone? Automation is a disruptive force that continues to shape the future. CFR breaks down what automation means for the U.S. workforce.

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This video is part of the Inside the Issues video series, featuring CFR Vice President of Studies Shannon K. O’Neil. Watch as she helps explain and clarify common misconceptions surrounding international issues such as China’s trade practices, green jobs, and immigration.

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This project was made possible in part by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York.

 

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