Zhen Im

Zhen Im is a doctoral student in the sociology department of the University of Helsinki. He is interested in the social and political consequences of labour market changes in post-industrial West European countries and you can read more about him by clicking here.

Contributions to nordics.info

Car manufacturing in a Valmet Automotive body shop in Finland. Photo: Media, Valmet Automotive.

2020.06.11 | Article, Zhen Im, Business, Public policy, Research

Nordic workers vulnerable due to automation: an introduction

Widespread economic transformations, such as increasing automation, tend to negatively affect some groups more than others in the Nordic countries, as elsewhere. Workers who risk losing their jobs to machines or other means are a societal concern; it is, after all, not their fault that society is changing. Importantly, not only are these workers…