Fears of artificial intelligence taking over the world may still be the stuff of science fiction, but advances in automation are already having an effect on people and causing unemployment.

Could taxing automation be the key to helping workers who are being replaced by machines? Policy Forum chats to Professor Roberta Mann about the future of work, automation taxation, and suggestions for a universal basic income.

Roberta Mann is Professor of Business Law at the University of Oregon School of Law, where she teaches courses on income tax, business entity tax, real estate tax, and tax policy.

This piece was first published at Policy Forum, Asia and the Pacific’s platform for public policy analysis and opinion. Read the original here: https://www.policyforum.net/resource/time-tax-robots/

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