Thursday, January 05, 2012

"Tectonic Shifts" in Employment - Technology Review

Another IT-as-job-killer snapshot

The United States faces a protracted unemployment crisis: 6.3 million fewer Americans have jobs than was true at the end of 2007. And yet the country's economic output is higher today than it was before the financial crisis. Where did the jobs go? Several factors, including outsourcing, help explain the state of the labor market, but fast-advancing, IT-driven automation might be playing the biggest role.

"Tectonic Shifts" in Employment - Technology Review

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