The impact of robotization on the labor market and the social insurance sector
The modern economy is based to a large extent on the use of extensive algorithms that automate the decisions made. There are more and more talks about the use of technologies such as artificial intelligence or machine learning, whose practical application will lead to further increase in the efficiency of manufacturing processes, but also the introduction of new - previously unknown - forms and ways of providing services. The observed processes of the digitization of the economy, using automation on previously unknown scale and IT systems equipped with the ability to make decisions independently, constitute a new argument in more than a century-long discussion on the existence and scale of the technological phenomenon of unemployment. This issue, however, gains a different quality dimension due to the potential associated with new information processing techniques. According to the author, the concept of "world without a job" should be the subject of discussion not only among sociologists or economists, but because of the real and far-reaching implications for the economy and the state also among lawyers.
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