Andrew Laurent’s Robot Tax

April 2, 2016 in Economics, Home, Tech vs. Labor

    My policy is more than a robot tax, it eliminates the labor problems that arise from all automation, outsourcing, and the price gouging of necessities like healthcare. I propose reforming the corporate tax to include a multiplier that varies based on a business’s profit to labor ratio. Multiplying business […]

Technological Unemployment in the News

January 19, 2013 in Tech vs. Labor

I have 13 news sources discussing the impact of technology on employment. There are few Americans still alive that remember the last time leading economists warned the world about the impact of automation on the economy. John Maynard Keynes was the best and brightest economist of the great depression generation […]