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How will New Technology Affect the Future of Work?

Hosted by LSE Festival: Shaping the Post-COVID World

Online pre-recorded event


Professor Alan Manning

Professor Alan Manning

Many fear the impact of robots and AI on the demand for labour in the future. Such techno-angst is nothing new and perhaps we can learn from the past what we need to worry about - and what we don't.

Meet our speaker

Alan Manning is Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at LSE and Director of the Community Programme at the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) at LSE (@CEP_LSE), which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.

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More about this event

This event is part of the 'Festival Shorts' series. Festival Shorts are 10-minute talks by LSE experts released during Festival week, available to watch via the LSE Festival Hub.  

The LSE Festival: Shaping the Post-COVID World is running from Monday 1 to Saturday 6 March 2021, with a series of events exploring the direction the world could and should be taking after the crisis and how social science research can shape it. 

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