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Articles by Charlie Whittington

Charlie is a member of the Georgetown Public Policy Review as well as Director of Research and Publications for the McCourt School’s LGBTQ+ Policy Initiative. Originally from South Carolina, Charlie acquired a BA from Coastal Carolina University. Charlie’s research typically considers technology's and the shareholder economy's roll in economic inequality, the policy and economics of LGBTQ+ productivity, and labor market programs for disadvantaged populations.

Worker Displacement and Productivity in the New Economy

Digitalization and technological advancement are revolutionizing the economy and stirring up a whirlwind of debate among policymakers. Firms and individuals harnessing the power of technology benefit more than those that fail to adapt. As workers face uncertainty due to displacement, policymakers must weigh the societal gains of technological progress and automation to the negative and…