Tight jobs market? AI meets worker shortage

Christopher Rauh’s discussion paper published by the Centre for Economic Policy Research has been mentioned in an article by Reuters on the tough jobs market.

He and economists Marta Golin found a "strong relationship" between worry about automation and intentions to join a union, retrain or switch occupations, preference for taxation and government handouts, populist attitudes and voting intentions.

See the Reuters site for full article

This research is part for Professor Rauh's Keynes Fund sponsored project, "The Impact of Automation and Fears of Job Displacement on Political Preferences".

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