Levy’s recent work has been divided between the impact of computerized work on jobs and skill demands, and the economics of medical imaging as it moves from a boom to something closer to stagnation.
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Assesses frequently-advanced arguments that automation will soon replace much of the work currently performed by lawyers. Addresses three core weaknesses in the existing literature: (i) a failure to engage with technical details to appreciate the capacities and limits of existing and emerging software; (ii) an absence of data on how lawyers divide their time among various tasks, only some of which can be automated; and (iii) inadequate consideration of whether algorithmic performance of a task conforms to the values, ideals and challenges of the legal profession.
Estimates individuals’ and society’s economic returns to a bachelor’s degree and evaluates the quality of beginning a bachelor's degree program as an investment.