Tag Archives: automation

Minimum Wage Clauses in Trade Agreements: Barking Up the Wrong Tree

It can feel very rewarding emotionally to blame Mexicans (and other foreigners) for one’s economic plight. It is far less satisfying to yell at robots.

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The End of Work As We Know It?

When we think about the future of work, we are blindsided.

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Will Trump’s Tax Victory Lead to Historic Defeat?

The U.S. government already spends less on education and science than at almost any other time in history. Trump’s tax plan will cut those investments even lower.

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Robots Are Not the Problem

Less “rise of the machines” — and more “rise of the incomes.”

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What Happens When the Robots Take Over?

A reflection on human ingenuity and production.

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New Approaches to Inequality

Thinking beyond traditional economics perspectives to address inequality.

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