Information technology

Is a technology-based economy one without job growth?

Is a technology-based economy one without job growth?

That is the concern expressed by many economists and others.  In this TED talk, MIT’s Erik Brynjolfsson argues that job growth will return. . . eventually.

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The Impact of the “Digitalization” of Services

The Impact of the “Digitalization” of Services

Economists Ejaz Ghani and Arti Grover of the World Bank along with  Homi Kharas  of the Brookings Institution argue that the rise of cheap information technology has provided a real spur for the growth of globally traded services: Although conventional wisdom has been that labour-intensive manufacturing creates the most jobs in developing countries, recent data suggest […]

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