BUSINESSThe Robots Are Coming, and Sweden Is Fine
By PETER S. GOODMAN
In a world full of anxiety about the potential job-destroying rise of automation, Sweden is well placed to embrace technology while limiting human costs.
Study of census results in England and Wales since 1871 finds rise of machines has been a job creator rather than making working humans obsolete.
Jobs renaissance in Europe?
At long last, the number of employed people in Europe now exceeds the 2007
pre-crisis level. But job gains are very unevenly distributed. Germany and
Spain lead the pack in gains - but Spain has much further to go.