People in developed and developing nations think that automation will make them worse off

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More than half of people in all surveyed countries thought that automation would lead to job losses
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More than half of people in all surveyed countries thought that automation would lead to job losses

Populations disagreed on whether it is up to government, schools or individuals to ensure that people have the skills to work in an automated world

The public in many countries think that automation will lead to ‘significant' job losses and are doubtful about the technology's impact on efficiency and output, according to a survey by the Pew Research...

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