Asian Development Outlook: How Technology Affects Jobs

Event: Technology and Aging Workforce: Maximize the Gains from Longevity and Long Working Life

Asian Development Outlook: How Technology Affects Jobs

18 May 2018
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Despite the advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, job prospects in Asia are positive. Emerging technologies often automate only some tasks of a job, not the entire job. They result in the creation of non-routine, cognitive jobs, which have witnessed wage growth. Robot use, however, could lower the share of routine employment.​

Geographical Focus: 
Regional - Asia
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Learning Event


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