Do recessions accelerate routine-biased technological change?

Evidence from vacancy postings

We show that skill requirements in job vacancy postings differentially increased in MSAs that were hit hard by the Great Recession, relative to less hard-hit areas. These increases persist through at least the end of 2015 and are correlated with increases in capital investments, both at the MSA and...

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Volume: 108
Main Author: Hershbein, Brad J
Kahn, Lisa B
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: NASHVILLE American Economic Association 2018
AMER ECONOMIC ASSOC
published in: The American economic review Vol. 108; no. 7; pp. 1737 - 1772
ORCID: 0000-0002-2534-8164
Data of publication: 2018
ISSN: 0002-8282
1944-7981
EISSN: 1944-7981
Discipline: Economics
Law
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Online Access: Fulltext
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