The AI Economy: Work, Wealth and Welfare in the Robot Age

  • 6h 28m
  • Roger Bootle
  • Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
  • 2019

Extraordinary innovations in technology promise to transform the world, but how realistic is the claim that AI will change our lives? In this much needed book the acclaimed economist Roger Bootle responds to the fascinating economic questions posed by the age of the robot, steering a path away from tech jargon and alarmism towards a rational explanation of the ways in which the AI revolution will affect us all. Tackling the implications of Artificial Intelligence on growth, productivity, inflation and the distribution of wealth and power, THE AI ECONOMY also examines coming changes to the the way we educate, work and spend our leisure time.

A fundamentally optimistic view which will help you plan for changing times, this book explains AI and leads you towards a more certain future.

Extraordinary innovations in technology promise to transform the world, but how realistic is the claim that AI will change our lives? In this much needed book the acclaimed economist Roger Bootle responds to the fascinating economic questions posed by the age of the robot, steering a path away from tech jargon and alarmism towards a rational explanation of the ways in which the AI revolution will affect us all. Tackling the implications of Artificial Intelligence on growth, productivity, inflation and the distribution of wealth and power, THE AI ECONOMY also examines coming changes to the the way we educate, work and spend our leisure time.

A fundamentally optimistic view which will help you plan for changing times, this book explains AI and leads you towards a more certain future.

About the Author

One of Britain's best-known economists, Roger Bootle runs Capital Economics, Europe's largest macroeconomics consultancy, which he founded. Roger appears frequently on television and radio and is also a regular columnist for The Daily Telegraph. In the Comment Awards 2012 he was named Economics Commentator of the year. He is the author of widely acclaimed books including - The Trouble with Markets, Money for Nothing and The Death of Inflation. Roger is also a Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons Treasury Committee. He was one of the previous Conservative government's 'Wise Men'. In July 2012, Roger and a team from Capital Economics won the prestigious Wolfson Economics Prize.

In this Book

  • The Ascent of Man
  • Could this time be Different?
  • Employment, Growth, and Inflation
  • Work, Rest, and Play
  • The Jobs of the Future
  • Winners and Losers
  • Encourage it, or Tax and Regulate It?
  • How the Young Should be Educated
  • Ensuring Prosperity for All

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