The Division of Labour, Worker Organisation, and Technological Change

The model developed in this article explains differences in the division of labour across firms as a result of computer technology adoption. Changes in the division of labour result from reduced production time and improved communication possibilities. The first shifts the division of labour towards...

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Volume: 116
Main Author: Lex Borghans
Bas ter Weel
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Academic
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishers 01.02.2006
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Wiley Subscription Services, Inc
published in: The Economic journal (London) Vol. 116; no. 509; pp. F45 - F72
Related: Research Centre for Educ and Labour Mark
Macro, International & Labour Economics
RS: GSBE DUHR
RS: GSBE TIID
RS: GSBE METEOR T2
Data of publication: 20060201
ISSN: 0013-0133
1468-0297
EISSN: 1468-0297
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: ournal
We thank a referee of this J
David Autor, Eve Caroli, Frank Cörvers, Paul David, Andries de Grip, Stephen Machin, Luc Soete, Alexandra Spitz, Bas Straathof, Gerard van den Berg, John Van Reenen, Adriaan van Zon and seminar participants at the Dutch Central Bank, the MERIT Workshop on ‘IT and Industry and Labour Market Dynamics’ and the 4th ZEW Conference on the ‘Economics of Information and Communication Technologies’ for helpful comments and discussions. We thank the Institute for Labour Studies (OSA) for making available the data used in this article and for financial support. Bas ter Weel also acknowledges financial support from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).
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