Better, Faster, 2018 Stronger
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Better, Faster, 2018 Stronger




Prior to joining and Director of Policy Projects BII+E, Creig held research in the Innovation Policy Lab at roles with Toronto Artscape and the Munk School of Global Affairs Economic Development and Culture at the City of at the University of Toronto, and Researcher in Toronto. [...] Second, they tend automation technologies have the to focus narrowly on jobs and tasks that could be potential to improve productivity and automated by existing and emerging technologies competitiveness, and to generate in theory, and do not analyze the many factors more jobs and prosperity over the long term, yet that affect firms’ decisions to automate and thus many Ontario firms have hesitated [...] As shown in Figure A, the extent to which automation occurs is a + Automation has the potential to reduce and function of the characteristics of firms and the generate employment. [...] Despite this lag, the automation and employment, especially in Ontario towns that is occurring in Ontario is contributing to and cities in the southwest that specialize in changes in the kinds and nature jobs available manufacturing, as shown in Figure D. While the and the skills and knowledge that employers relatively lower rates of automation in Ontario’s need. [...] Moreover, adoption, and 2) take steps to prepare workers for much of the literature emphasizes the potential changing roles and occupations and mitigate the negative impact of automation on workers in negative impacts of automation on people and general, while largely ignoring the distribution communities most at risk.

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