IMF chief says AI will affect almost 40% of jobs worldwide

Noting that AI could also affect income and wealth inequality within countries, in most scenarios, AI will likely worsen overall inequality, a troubling trend that policymakers must proactively address to prevent the technology from further stoking social tensions.

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This photo taken on Nov 15, 2022 shows an AI-generated portrait of a visitor at a booth of the 24th China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF) in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong province. PHOTO: XINHUA/ CHINA DAILY

January 16, 2024

Noting that AI could also affect income and wealth inequality within countries, in most scenarios, AI will likely worsen overall inequality, a troubling trend that policymakers must proactively address to prevent the technology from further stoking social tensions.

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