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Robots May Look Like Job-Killers, But It's Hard to See in the Numbers


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Manufacturing robot in auto plant

Some countries that have adopted robots much faster than the U.S.including Germany, home to this automotive plantsaw far smaller losses in jobs between 1996 and 2012.

Credit: Thomas Niedermueller/Getty Images

Robots are goosing the productivity of the world's factories, but does that mean fewer jobs for humans?

From The Wall Street Journal
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