Aresearch report showed that university graduates majoring in economics andbusiness administration are most likely to lose their jobs due to the advent ofthe Fourth Industrial Revolution.
TheKorea Research Institute for Vocational Education & Training (KRIVET) saidin its report released on May 15 that the Fourth Industrial Revolution wouldreplace 38.1 percent of jobs occupied by university graduates majoring ineconomics and business administration.
Followingthem were those who majored in humanities (33.0%), language and literature(29.8%), and law (26.1%).
Thereport identified which jobs would be more likely to be replaced by robots and artificialintelligence systems, among jobs occupied by 600,000 or so people who graduatedfrom universities and community colleges during the period from 2008 to 2014.
KRIVETofficials said, "The graduates majoring in economics and businessadministration often take up clerical jobs that can be replaced more easilythan others."