OER Commons - Keywords: Efficiency http://www.oercommons.org daily 1 2000-01-01T12:00+00:00 EconGuy Videos: Does Automation Destroy Jobs? http://www.oercommons.org/courses/econguy-videos-does-automation-destroy-jobs When machines or computers are used to automate a task, does that mean that human workers will lose their jobs? As with most questions in economics, it depends. See how computers and toilet paper illustrate two different effects of technology on jobs. Overall, EconGuy shows that even when workers in one industry lose out, the economy as a whole benefits from automation and technology. Patrick Walsh Social Sciences 2013-11-29T19:56:04 Course Related Materials