Rationalizing AI Governance: A Cross-Disciplinary Perspective
37 Pages Posted: 1 May 2023
Date Written: April 29, 2023
To the public, AI has two faces: “Good AI” and “Bad AI”. Concerns about AI range from labor displacement to social manipulation to existential threat. Others see it as key to solving pressing global challenges. Without a better understanding of AI, popular anxiety may lead to policies which may slow or block realization of the benefits. To build trust, sound AI governance requires a cross-disciplinary approach to clarification of its core concepts. This Paper addresses two questions: 1) In light of the potential risks and benefits of AI, what is the best way to introduce it safely to maximize Well-being and sustainability? and 2) What specific policy steps should be taken to implement it?
Keywords: AI Governance, Existential risk, Well-Being, AI Literacy, Sentient, Conscious, Intelligence, Normative, Personhood, GPT, Trust
JEL Classification: K, O
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