Effects of Technological Change on Employment and Politics



In this video, Professor Carlos Lastra will answer all your questions about how automation is transforming our lives—especially in the context of the job market. While it’s true that automation will make a huge impact on employment, especially for the middle class, this doesn’t necessarily mean that jobs will be lost. On the contrary, we should expect to see more job creation.

Professor’s bio

Carlos Lastra-Anadon is an Assistant Professor at IE School of Politics, Economics & Global Affairs and the Director of Research at the Center for the Governance of Change. He recently completed his PhD in Government and Social Policy at Harvard University and was a postdoctoral research fellow at The Europe Center at the Freeman Spogli Institute at Stanford.

His research interests lie at the intersection of political economy and policy, particularly education policy.

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