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Are Fast Food Strikes Quickening Robot Takeover?

Published September 4th, 2013 -

The fast food strikes have invited a spate of stories on whether the push for higher wages will quicken the robot takeover of these jobs.  Last week the restaurant lobby Employment Policies Institute published this ominous ad in the WSJ: The ad invited pushbac... More »

Fast-Food Strikes and the Minimum Wage

Published August 9th, 2013 -

Sam linked to Jared Bernstein’s Economix piece today on the fast-food strikes and the feasibility of minimum wage hikes.  Those interested in this debate should also take a look at Megan McArdle’s review of the issue at BloombergView. More »