Robots may be the only way to maintain growth in many of the world’s economies. Photo: Reuters

Why world needs robots for continued economic growth, as populations age and women have fewer children

With population and productivity growth slowing, the labour force shrinking in countries including China, and opposition to immigration, robots are not a threat but a necessity for all but the poorest nations

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Robots may be the only way to maintain growth in many of the world’s economies. Photo: Reuters
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