You might think robots and other forms of workplace automation gain traction due to intrinsic advances in technology—that innovations naturally find their way into the economy. But a study co-authored by an MIT professor tells a different story: Robots are more widely adopted where populations become notably older, filling the gaps in an aging industrial work force.
Companies' adoption of robots is partly due to shortages in middle-aged labor
- 15. 9 2021 (16:06)