14 septembre 2019

AI's Brain Drain on Academe

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The artificial intelligence industry boom is draining academe of AI experts and professors, at the expense of graduates' start-ups, according to a new working paper. The faculty departures also reduce the early-stage funding graduates receive, says the study, describing professor-to-student knowledge transfer as the "main channel for the negative effect of the human capital reallocation for innovation." More than 150 professors have left North American universities since 2004, along with 60-some professors taking on industry jobs while continuing to teach part-time. The field of deep learning is most impacted. More...

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