The jobs of yesteryear

by Russ Roberts on March 5, 2010

in Uncategorized, Work

I get a lot of emails from people worrying about America losing jobs to China. But most jobs are “lost” to technology. Here is a beautiful pictorial of some of the obsolete jobs of yesteryear. (HT: Planet Money) Mostly or all gone because of technology. Does anyone want their kid to grow up to be an iceman? Or a typesetter?

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