Whats going to happen when most manufacturing jobs are run by robots?
I was researching on the future impact of robots in the work force. It seems that the "robot" are being used more and more. The robot industry has skyrocketed over the past decade. So, what will happen to countries like China and Brazil? Both are dependent on manufacturing jobs. If more companies go the "robot" route, wouldn't this harm jobs in countries like China and Brazil? If you have anything to add I would like to hear or if I'm misinformed.
Asked By: Kreg - 2/22/2013
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
You seem to assume that manufacturing is the main sector of the economy in Brazil. In fact, that is wrong, the service sector is the largest sector of the economy, and also the largest employer - manufacturing contributes only 30% or less for the GDP. So, Brazil is *not* so much dependent on manufacturing jobs - these... More
Answered By: abrazilian - 2/22/2013
Additional Answers (2)
Not as much as one would initially think. Maintenence and engineering sectors will expand as a result.
Answered By: Sir - 2/22/2013
The robots would then take over the Earth. Then we would rebel and smash their evil mother brain into bits creating peace among the universe
Answered By: Paki American - 2/22/2013
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Find job openings in your area. Apply for open job positions today.
$21/hr Start, Avg Pay $72K/yr No Experience Needed! Get Started.
Are you the Beauty Expert in Your Group? Then Say Yes to Sell Avon!
Other Career Questions
What jobs are there in the business field that are night jobs? Places and job titles please. Im have a BA in Business Admin and looking for a night job, already have a morning/day job.
Enumerate these jobs Say, patent application writting. patent application writing. In a company, what jobs are needed to keep confidential?
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.