Should robots be taxed?

Robots are on the march, sparking much debate about what to do with the workers they’ll replace. One idea is to tax robots and use the revenue generated to compensate workers whose jobs have gone. But how should a robot tax be calculated, and how should the revenues be distributed?

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A full-blown trade war between the US and China could mean global GDP decelerates by more than 100 basis points, and major global equity indices tumble by more than 20 percent. UBS have modelled three scenarios assess what ongoing trade disputes might do to the global economy.

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