INSEAD Tech Talk

22 January 2019, INSEAD Middle East Campus

Morten Olsen
Assistant Professor of Economics
University of Copenhagen

New technology is everywhere. From self-driving cars to machine learning algorithms that help diagnose cancer, it seems that there is no task to which computers are not suited. But this is not true. The abilities of humans and technology are far from overlapping and even some of the simplest tasks we do every day are still beyond the abilities of robots. This insight allows us to understand the striking feature that wage and employment growth has been the lowest in the middle of the income distribution and predict some of the changes in employment in the years to come. For more information on Tech Talks @ INSEAD, please visit