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Votes against globalisation are actually votes against robots says Swiss economist Christian Gattiker, so it's crucial Ireland remains attractive to all-comers

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
29th January, 2017
Christian Gattiker, chief strategist at Swiss bank Julius Baer Picture: Feargal Ward

Christian Gattiker, when talking about the future of the world economy, likes to quote Warren Bennis.

Bennis was a management guru who once famously said: “The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment.”

It’s no mere hollow futurism, he said: it’s happening all around...

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