Training Requirements, Automation, and Job Polarisation

Abstract We analyse how job training requirements interact with engineering complexity in shaping firms’ automation decisions. A model that distinguishes between a task’s engineering complexity and its training requirements predicts that when two tasks are equally complex, firms automate the task th...

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Volume: 130
Main Author: Feng, Andy
Graetz, Georg
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: OXFORD Oxford University Press 01.10.2020
published in: The Economic journal (London) Vol. 130; no. 631; pp. 2249 - 2271
Data of publication: 2020-10-01
ISSN: 0013-0133
EISSN: 1468-0297
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Oxford Journals Open Access Collection
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