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HAI Weekly Seminar with Michael Webb - The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Labor Market

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December 06, 2019 - 11:00am–12:00pm
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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Labor Market

Michael developed a new method to predict the impacts of technology on occupations. He used the overlap between the text of job task descriptions and the text of patents to construct a measure of the exposure of tasks to automation. He first applied the method to historical cases such as software and industrial robots.