Workforce and Employment

Will the automation of everything lead to job creation or job risks?

What can we do about job creation and risks in a future where drones, 3D printing and automation replace jobs? Image: REUTERS/Heino Kalis

Andrew Chakhoyan

Senior Manager Public Affairs, Strategic Engagement, Booking.com

Share:

Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Workforce and Employment is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale

Stay up to date:

Workforce and Employment

automation job risk job creation
With automation becoming more and more prominent, some jobs will fade away while many new avenues for job creation will become available. Image: World Bank Development Report
job creation US President Barack Obama 3D printed Shelby Cobra car
As political careers are made and broken on the promises of job creation, it will require a great deal of courage for our leaders to take responsibility and initiate a frank debate on the possibility of a work-free future. In picture: US President Barack Obama takes a look at a 3D printed Shelby Cobra car. Image: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Have you read?

Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:

Workforce and EmploymentFourth Industrial RevolutionLeadershipEducation, Skills and Learning

Share:

Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

Disability inclusion is not discretionary. It is a must

Caroline Casey

December 7, 2022

1:29
About Us
Events
Media
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2022 World Economic Forum