Cities, tasks, and skills

This research applies a task-based approach to measure and interpret changes in the employment structure of the 168 largest U.S. cities in the period 1990-2009. As a result of technological change some tasks can be placed at distance, while others require proximity. We construct a measure of task co...

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Volume: 54
Main Author: Kok, Suzanne
Weel, Bas ter
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: HOBOKEN WILEY-BLACKWELL 2014
Regional Science Research Institute
Wiley Subscription Services, Inc
published in: Journal of regional science Vol. 54; no. 5; pp. 856 - 892
Related: Macro, International & Labour Economics
Data of publication: 2014
ISSN: 1467-9787
EISSN: 1467-9787
Discipline: Sociology & Social History
Social Sciences (General)
Bibliography: We would like to thank David Autor, Yannis Ioannides, Harry Garretsen, Steven Brakman, Jasper de Jong, three anonymous referees, and seminar participants at the TASKS II conference, North American Regional Science Conference 2011 (NARSC), the NAKE Research Day, the Spring Meeting of Young Economist, the SOM conference, and the Workshop of Current Issues in International Trade for useful feedback on an earlier version of this paper. We would like to thank David Autor and David Dorn for making available the synchronised series for occupational coding for the United States.
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