AI Is Making Economists Rethink the Story of Automation
Issue #399
2 Jun 2024
The techno-optimist view of AI - industry disruption but also more jobs created on aggregate - has generally held sway, mainly for lack of a well articulated opposing view. This article from HBR is a welcome addition to the debate, and it argues that more attention to should placed on the uneven distribution of the benefits of innovation. Rising tide does not lift all boats - it raises some, but lowers others. High level, readable stuff.