Bloomberg: Automation has “contributed substantially” to reducing the portion of national income that goes to U.S. workers over the past two decades, according to a new study by economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Despite the lowest unemployment rate in around 50 years, the so-called labor share has fallen to about 56% from 63% in 2000 and the increased use of robots and other technology has been an important driving factor.
This is an interesting perspective on Automated Jobs!
Neat! Clicked into the article and the authors clarified the mechanism a bit –> it essentially leads to stagnant wages and decreased bargaining power, in addition to diverting some funds outside of the US.