Joint Economic Committee


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106 Dirksen Senate Office Building

WASHINGTON, DC—Chairman Dan Coats (R-Ind.) today announced that the Joint Economic Committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, at 2:30 p.m. in room 106 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.


Hearing on “The Transformative Impact of Robots and Automation”


Dr. Andrew McAfee, Principal Research Scientist

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA


Mr. Adam Keiper, Fellow and Editor of The New Atlantis

Ethics and Public Policy Center

Washington, D.C.


Dr. Harry Holzer, Professor at the McCourt School of Public Policy

Georgetown University

Washington, D.C.



2:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 25, 2016


106 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Watch the entire hearing here.

Find Chairman Coats' opening statement here.