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August 22, 2023

What do we know about automation at work and workers’ wellbeing?

Automation technologies are reshaping work, which has complex impacts on the wellbeing of workers. This paper by Bertha Rohenkohl and Jonathan Clarke reviews the literature on the impact of automation technologies on subjective wellbeing.

It explores automation risk, expectations of automation and technology adoption, analysing their effects on job and life satisfaction. While negative consequences of automation are commonly studied, our review uncovers potential for both positive and negative effects on wellbeing.

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Bertha Rohenkohl and Jonathan Clarke

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