Economics 354

Economics of Science and Technology
Jeffrey Parker, Reed College
Fall 2014
Essay Assignment #2: Due by noon, Monday, December 8

Write a short essay using the materials of the class to comment on the following topic:

Technology is expected to have strong effects on labor demand in the coming decades. How will or should these changes affect Reed College? How will the value of the "Reed education" as currently defined be affected? Will Reed need to change in order to survive in response to these changes?