Small cities face greater impact from automation

  title={Small cities face greater impact from automation},
  author={Morgan R. Frank and Lijun Sun and Manuel Cebrian and Hyejin Youn and Iyad Rahwan},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Society Interface},
The city has proved to be the most successful form of human agglomeration and provides wide employment opportunities for its dwellers. As advances in robotics and artificial intelligence revive concerns about the impact of automation on jobs, a question looms: how will automation affect employment in cities? Here, we provide a comparative picture of the impact of automation across US urban areas. Small cities will undertake greater adjustments, such as worker displacement and job content… 

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