Half of jobs could be eradicated by robots in the next few decades

09/19/2013 - 00:00

Nearly half of U.S. jobs could be susceptible to computerization over the next two decades, a study from theOxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technologysuggests.

The study, a collaboration between Dr. Carl Benedikt Frey (Oxford Martin School) and Dr. Michael A. Osborne (Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford), found that jobs in transportation, logistics, and office/administrative support are at “high risk” of automation.