Fourth Industrial Revolution

Over half of the world's jobs are replaceable by a robot - is yours?

Kuromon Ichiba Market, Ōsaka-shi, Japan. Image: Andy Kelly/Unsplash

Christopher Pissarides

Professor, London School of Economics


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Automation will have a far-reaching impact on the global workforce.
By 2030, Automation will have a massive impact on the global workforce. Image: McKinsey&Company

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