All or nothing: Why some countries could stay poor forever

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Automation threatens to undermine the classical development narrative. Given the unprecedented confluence of technological, political and demographic factors, this latest wave of AI-driven innovation could have profound implications for the balance of global growth.

The removal of a key stepping stone on the growth path for less developed countries risks creating a chasm they cannot traverse. The second order impact is upsized in Emerging Markets. Could some countries be doomed to eternal poverty?

Edward Rhys