The rise of AI and RPA and its implications for employment

Aya Gharbawi

Evidenced by soaring Google searches, interest in robotic process automation (RPA) and artificial intelligence (AI) has surged immensely in recent years. This shift is not without its controversies, especially its impact on employment levels.(Robotic Process Automation Google Trend, 2017) Rising fear of unemploymentMany people including industry leaders like Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking’s and Bill Gates have expressed concerns about the impact that RPA and AI will have on employment.However,...
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