Do Robots Create Jobs? The Data Says Yes!

Conference: ISR 2016 - 47st International Symposium on Robotics
06/21/2016 - 06/22/2016 at München, Germany

Proceedings: ISR 2016

Pages: 5Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Doyle, Bob (Association for Advancing Automation, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA)

Of all the complex elements that impact the U.S. manufacturing industry, automation is key to its revival. Today’s robotics offer manufacturers improvements in efficiency that are driving up profits and employment. At the same time, changes in domestic workforces are opening up new opportunities for worker advancement, and rising overseas labor costs are positioning the next wave of productivity and job growth in the United States. While not widely understood, the correlation between robotics implementation and employment growth is clear.