Policy Forum Pod

Time to tax robots?

Episode Summary

We talk to Professor Roberta Mann about whether we should tax automation as a way of tackling job displacement.

Episode Notes

Fears of artificial intelligence taking over the world may still be the stuff of science fiction. However, advances in automation are already having an effect on people and causing unemployment. Could taxing robots be the key to helping workers replaced by robots? On this Policy Forum Pod, we chat to Professor Roberta Mann about the benefits and challenges of automation taxation.