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A groundbreaking new book looks at the economy, markets and technologies of the future. Available in paperback and PDF eBook versions. Examines leading edge technology such as artificial intelligence, robotics and nanotechnology and shows what the impact on the economy and job market is likley to be. Other questions addressed:
Are there robots in our future?
Are stagnating wages and a disappearing middle class caused by job automation?
Can computer technology destabilize financial markets?
Can jobs that require a graduate degree be automated?
Can knowledge worker jobs be automated using artificial intelligence (AI)?
Can technology prevent the global decline of the United States and the start of the post-American era?
Can technology solve climate change?
Can the future be predicted by looking at demographic trends?
Can we expect increasing systemic unemployment in the future?
Computer technology of the future - Effects on the Economy and Society
Could automation technology lead to a depression?
Did technology play a significant role in the 2007 subprime meltdown and the subsequent global financial crisis?
Do job automation and outsourcing lead to unemployment?
Do we need to adapt our market-based economic system to accelerating technology?
Does automation technology threaten the free market system?
How will job automation and robots impact the economy in the future? Will we have structural unemployment?< /FONT >
How will the offshore outsourcing trend evolve in the coming years? Does outsourcing cause unemployment?
What impact will technologies such as robotics, artificial intelligence (AI) and nanotechnology have on the job market? Will they lead to unemployment and low wages, or economic growth and prosperity?
Did technology play a significant role in the 2007 subprime meltdown and the subsequent global financial crisis, recession and skyrocketing unemployment? What role will technology play in recovery? Does income inequality matter if overall economic growth continues?
Which jobs and industries are likely to be most vulnerable to automation and offshoring / outsourcing?
Unemployment and Consumer Spending in the Future
The Future of Consumer Demand
What will the future job market look like?
Our Children's Future
Globalization. Collaboration. Telecommuting. Are these the economic forces that will shape the workplaces of the future?
What are the economic implications of advancing automation technology for developing nations such as China and India?
The primary economic trend in the future decades and century will be globalization. True or false?
Is the singularity really near? What is the economic impact of the technological singularity?
Will technology threaten democracy? Will capitalism work in the future? Will advancing technology lead to socialism?
Can technology solve climate change and global