Robots and AI: A New Economic Era

Lili Yan Ing, Gene M. Grossman

Research output: Book/ReportBook

3 Scopus citations


Robots and artificial intelligence (AI) are powerful forces that will likely have large impacts on the size, direction, and composition of international trade flows. This book discusses how industrial robots, automation, and AI affect international growth, trade, productivity, employment, wages, and welfare. The book explains new approaches on how robots and artificial intelligence affect the world economy by presenting detailed theoretical framework and country-specific as well as firm-product level-specific exercises. This book will be a useful reference for those researching on robots, automation, AI and their economic impacts on trade, industry, and employment. The Open Access version of this book, available at, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages352
ISBN (Electronic)9781000626483
ISBN (Print)9781032230665
StatePublished - Jan 1 2022

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Economics, Econometrics and Finance
  • General Business, Management and Accounting
  • General Social Sciences


Dive into the research topics of 'Robots and AI: A New Economic Era'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this