Artificial Intelligence

Could artificial intelligence widen the gap between rich and poor nations?

Artificial intelligence will increase the gap between rich and poor

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Cristian Alonso
Economist, IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department
Siddharth Kothari
Economist, IMF’s Asia and Pacific Department
Sidra Rehman
Economist, IMF’s Middle East and Central Asia Department
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Diverging income levels
The gap in per capita GDP between advanced and developing countries widens the more easily substitute for workers. Image: Cristian Alonso, Siddharth Kothari, and Sidra Rehman
Driver of automation
Higher real wage appears associated with higher use of robots in manufacturing. Image: Cristian Alonso, Siddharth Kothari, and Sidra Rehman
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