Inventions and Unemployment


    FROM the days of the Luddite riots onwards men have felt vaguely that there is some kind of relation between inventions and unemployment. It is a little astonishing, therefore, that at a time when unemployment has become the most pressing of all social problems that that relation should be receiving so little attention from statesmen.

    Rights and permissions

    Reprints and Permissions

    About this article

    Cite this article

    Inventions and Unemployment. Nature 126, 425–426 (1930).

    Download citation


    By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.