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A World Without WorkWorld Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2016

Original Broadcast Date:
March 12, 2016(UTC)

In the not-so-distant future, robots, artificial intelligence programs and other technologies are expected to do more and more of the work currently performed by humans. Will this create harmful rises in unemployment and inequality? Or will it grant people greater freedom than ever? In January, panellists at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos discussed the future of work, and how it will affect everything from the way we educate our children to the very structure of our societies.


Hiroko Kuniya

Anchor, NHK

Dileep George

Co-founder, Vicarious

Sir Christopher Pissarides

London School of Economics

Yoshiaki Fujimori

CEO, LIXIL Group Corp.

Eric Brynjolfsson

MIT Sloan School of Management


Troels Lund Poulsen

Danish Minister for Business and Growth