New Disruption from Artificial Intelligence Exposes High-Skilled Workers


Ana Pranger and Yichen Su

March 1, 2024

Federal Reserve Research: Dallas

Artificial intelligence (AI) is expected to impact high-paying, white-collar jobs largely insulated from previous technological shocks such as automation. Manufacturing hubs hard hit by automation may be relatively less affected by AI’s impacts, while big cities with highly educated workers are likely more exposed. Major Texas metros are in the middle of the pack in terms of exposure to both automation and AI.

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