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Artificial intelligence, advanced manufacturing, and other new technologies appear poised to transform the world economy, and, though the transition may be painful, the United States is well-positioned to take advantage of these new opportunities. Panelists will discuss the impact of changing demographics and advancing technology on the U.S. economy and what the United States can do to manage these changes and seize their potential, including improving the educational system, removing bias in AI, and ensuring a growing, productive population.

The Hoover Institution hosted a public panel discussion "Emerging Technology and the U.S. Economy" on Monday, May 6, 2019 from 4:00pm - 5:15pm PST. The event was livestreamed and can be viewed below.

Moderated by Gopi Shah Goda, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.

Authors:

  1. Erik Brynjolfsson, Massachusetts Institute for Technology
  2. Dipayan Ghosh, Harvard University
  3. Jim Hollifield, Southern Methodist University
  4. Van Ton-Quinlivan, California Community Colleges
  5. John Taylor, Hoover Institution

This event is open to the general public and part of a series led by George P. Shultz whose intention is to learn from our changing world, to map our governance options in response, and to help structure a variety of efforts going forward. 

To find out more about this lecture series, click here.

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