Inequality, the Second Machine Age and the 401(k) Society
Will Your Job Disappear?
Version of Record online: 14 APR 2014
© 2014 The Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions
New Perspectives Quarterly
Volume 31, Issue 2, pages 74–77, April 2014
How to Cite
BRYNJOLFSSON, E., MCAFEE, A. and MANYIKA, J. (2014), Will Your Job Disappear?. New Perspectives Quarterly, 31: 74–77. doi: 10.1111/npqu.11457
- Issue online: 14 APR 2014
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The double whammy of job-displacing technological advance and wage-deflating globalization has demoted the American middle class, even as the rich get richer from access to global markets and from their slice of profits from managing massive global financial flows. The specter of growing inequality is haunting free-market capitalism as never before since the early days of the Industrial Revolution. What is happening? What is to be done? Top economists take a hard look at a hard reality.