A Post-Covid World II: More Automation—and Inequality?

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As companies recover, will they invest more in labor-saving technology as they did in previous recessions? Accelerating automation would have a major effect on corporate profitability as well as ramifications for the most vulnerable socioeconomic groups. With the virus deepening existing inequalities, investors may opt for new ways to responsibly allocate capital in response. Matt continues the discussion on the enduring potential impact of the pandemic on both our lives and the economy with Chris Brigham, a Senior Research Associate on our Investment Strategy team.

Matthew D. Palazzolo
Senior Investment Strategist—National Director, Investment Insights

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