Robots at Work

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Georg Graetz; Guy Michaels;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
  • Subject: productivity; robots; technological change | E23 | Robots, productivity, technological change | J23 | O30 | robots; productivity; technological change | productivity | technological change | robots | T Technology (General)
    • jel: jel:E23 | jel:O30 | jel:J23
      ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: surgical procedures, operative | human activities | body regions | technology, industry, and agriculture

Despite ubiquitous discussions of robots' potential impact, there is almost no systematic empirical evidence on their economic effects. In this paper we analyze for the first time the economic impact of industrial robots, using new data on a panel of industries in 17 co... View more
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