The Political Economy of Digital Automation

Measuring its Impact on Productivity, Economic Growth and Consumption
 
 
Routledge (Verlag)
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  • erscheint ca. am 1. September 2020
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 152 Seiten
978-0-367-44193-7 (ISBN)
 
With digital automation becoming ubiquitous, the relationship between man and machine is being redefined. This book, through a focus on America, identifies the tension this relationship has produced, and how it has divided America socially, politically, and economically, ultimately breeding two fundamentally incompatible nations within one: the 'forgotten America' and 'elite America'.
This book enables the reader to visualise the changes brought by automation on our producer and buyer identities, and suggests policy changes that global leaders could adopt to deal with the increasing discord. The book is heavily dependent on a few fundamental concepts of both economics and sociology, such as globalisation, labour economics, and cultural homogenisation.
The book is ideally suited to students and academics researching political economics and sociology, with focuses on globalisation, unemployment, and the social impacts of technological advances.
  • Englisch
  • London
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  • Großbritannien
Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Für höhere Schule und Studium
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  • 13 s/w Tabellen, 33 s/w Abbildungen
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  • 33 b/w images and 13 tables
  • Höhe: 235 mm
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  • Breite: 156 mm
978-0-367-44193-7 (9780367441937)
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Sreenath Majumder is an associate professor of Economics at Manchester University, Indiana, USA.
Anuradha SenGupta is an Advisory Manager in EY, Australia, with extensive international experience in both public and private sectors.
1.The Great Divergence-The Common Crises; 2. The Great Divergence-The Rise of Digital Automation (Digitomation); 3. The Great Divergence-The Effect of "Digitomation" on the Labor Market (We the Seller); 4. The Great Divergence-Flattening Demand (Buyer Identity); 5. The Divergence: We the Sellers vs. We the Buyers; 6. The Great Divergence-Policy Options to Counter the Divergence; 7. Conclusion

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