How Is Technology Driving Job Creation In Poor Countries?
Read the post on the Huffington Post here.
As the old wisdom goes, if you lost your job you could blame two suspects: cheap labor in the developing world or computers. Of course, it is a truism that technological change causes disruption in economies, but it's a much greater step to argue that it causes unemployment; in fact, the opposite seems to be true. Technology crucially contributes to a country's market development, boosting productivity -- especially in primary industries like agriculture.
In the developing world, the pace of change may be slower than many would like but, nonetheless,...