"Computer programmers, actuaries, statisticians and film and video editors are all among the most at-risk for offshoring, while telemarketers, insurance underwriters, mathematical technicians and library technicians are all at risk of automation."
Automated telemarketers. If that doesn’t make your blood run cold nothing ever will.
The most disturbing revelation from this study, however, is this:
"Since the recession that ended in 2009, researchers estimate 'half the net establishment growth [or business formation] in the United States … occurred in just 0.64 percent of the more than 3,100 U.S. counties.’"
Ghost towns now, and more ghost towns tomorrow.