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How AI Can Combat Labor Displacement

Artificial intelligence just might be as much a prevention or cure for job loss as a cause.

As artificial intelligence enters all aspects of our everyday lives, we must contend with the potential social, economic, and managerial consequences of large-scale labor disruption. Over the past several months, a predominant narrative has taken hold: AI and automation will result in labor displacement and job losses. However, insufficient attention has been given to how AI can help combat workforce disruptions. In particular, business leaders can also use AI to better understand the demand for new roles and plan for reskilling to address anticipated changes in the market for skilled jobs.

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