Robots won’t take all our jobs. But will they at least boost productivity?
Last year, economists were buzzing as the United States posted some of its best productivity growth in three years. Perhaps the economy had finally emerged from the woods of the IT boom’s conclusion in the early aughts and the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis?
Yet, while the economy looked very strong in 2018, the big question on everyone’s mind is: How do we ensure this is sustained productivity growth?