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CentrePiece article
Robots at work: the impact on productivity and jobs
Georg Graetz and Guy Michaels
July 2015
Paper No' CEPCP447:
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CentrePiece 20 (1) Summer 2015

JEL Classification: E23; J23; O30

Tags: robots; productivity; technological change

Robots may seem dangerous not only to cinema action heroes but also to the average manufacturing worker.To assess whether such concerns are well founded, Guy Michaels and Georg Graetz analyse the labour market effects of industrial robots, which have been widely adopted in the past 25 years.

This article summarises ‘Robots at Work’ by Georg Graetz and Guy Michaels, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1335.