AI's impact on jobs could lead to global unrest, warns AI expert Marietje Schaake

AI's impact on jobs could lead to global unrest, warns AI expert Marietje Schaake

The 2024 World Economic Forum in Davos was dominated by conversations about AI and its potential as well as possible pitfalls for society. GZERO’s Tony Maciulis spoke to former European Union parliamentarian Marietje Schaake about the current regulatory landscape, a recent report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) saying as many as 40% of jobs globally could be lost or impacted by AI, and how that might give rise to unrest as we head into a critical year of elections.


Marietje Schaake, International Policy Fellow, Stanford Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, and former European Parliamentarian, co-hosts GZERO AI, our new weekly video series intended to help you keep up and make sense of the latest news on the AI revolution. Sign up for the GZERO AI weekly newsletter to keep up with all things AI and find out when new episodes are published.

For more about AI at this year's World Economic Forum, watch our Global Stage discussion, Making AI Work for the World.

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