The Rise of Robots and the Fall of Routine Jobs
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The study examines the impact of industrial robots on jobs by combining data on robot adoption and occupations by industry in 37 economies for the period 2005–2015. It looks at differences across industries in the share of tasks replaceable by robots to differentiate effects by the routine intensity of employment.
- Theoretical Framework
- Data and Descriptive Analysis
- Econometric Results
- Concluding Remarks
de Vries, Gaaitzen J., Elisabetta Gentile, Sébastien Miroudot, and Konstantin M. Wacker. 2020. "The Rise of Robots and the Fall of Routine Jobs." Labour Economics 66: 101885. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.labeco.2020.101885.