McDonald's says goodbye cashiers, hello kiosks
- July 11, 2018
- David Neumark, economics, Forbes, July 11, 2018
A 2017 study by economists [UCI Professor] David Neumark and Grace Lordan finds a
minimum-wage related increase in unemployment among employees who previously held
jobs susceptible to automation. Younger workers were some of the hardest hit by this
outcome, which shouldn't be surprising; according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics,
nearly half of minimum wage workers are between the ages of 16 and 24.
For the full story, please visit https://www.forbes.com/sites/edrensi/2018/07/11/mcdonalds-says-goodbye-cashiers-hello-kiosks/#156b71396f14.