Managing automation: Developing countries could suffer

The World Bank has warned that the economies of developing countries could collapse because of the rise of automation and robotics.

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    The World Bank has warned that the economies of developing countries could collapse because of the rise of automation and robotics.

    It's feared that robots making clothes and footwear will undercut the cost of human workers in factories, in places like Bangladesh and Vietnam.

    In its second report on Artificial Intelligence, Al Jazeera considers what the effect of automation might be on the world's working poor.

    Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from London.


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