Initiative Co-Director Simon Johnson appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss findings from Power and Progress. He discussed how past technical revolutions, such as the advent of power looms in the early industrial revolution, failed to deliver shared prosperity. To ensure developments in AI benefit workers, we must adopt policies and invest in AI which will help workers perform work more effectively, rather than replace them.
PBS NewsHour: The historic struggle between workers and the technology that could put them out of a job
Dec 22, 2023