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The robots are coming. Will they take Pittsburgh jobs or open new opportunities?

Thursday, May 11, 2017
Posted in: Technology,Unemployment,Work

The robots are coming. Will they take Pittsburgh jobs or open new opportunities? from Public Source
“The experience led Sargent to rethink his work, and he found a new job at NASA building robots to send to Mars. But he never forgot that day at the farm and the workers who probably had to look elsewhere for work the next summer. And after reading the recent National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) report on automation’s effect on U.S. labor markets, he’s worried about Pittsburgh’s jobs. Among the little Pennsylvania-specific information presented, NBER shows that Western Pennsylvania’s exposure to robots is is among the highest in the nation.”

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