Robots and artificial intelligence (AI) are powerful forces that will likely have large impacts on the size, direction, and composition of international trade flows. This book discusses how industrial robots, automation, and AI affect international growth, trade, productivity, employment, wages, and welfare. The book explains new approaches on how robots and artificial intelligence affect the world economy by presenting detailed theoretical framework and country-specific as well as firm-product level-specific exercises.

This book will be a useful reference for those researching on robots, automation, AI and their economic impacts on trade, industry, and employment.

The Open Access version of this book, available at www.taylorfrancis.com, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license.

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chapter 2|25 pages

The Effects of Automation on Labor Demand

A Survey of the Recent Literature
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chapter 5|27 pages

The Impacts of AI, Robots, and Globalization on Labor Markets

Analysis of a Quantitative General Equilibrium Trade Model
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Telemigration and Development

On the Offshorability of Teleworkable Jobs
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chapter 8|43 pages

Robots and Trade

Implications for Developing Countries
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chapter 9|35 pages

Automation in Indonesia

Productivity, Quality, and Employment
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