Rise of the machines

The effects of labor-saving innovations on jobs and wages

How do firms respond to technological advances that facilitate the automation of tasks? Which tasks will they automate, and what types of worker will be replaced as a result? We present a model that distinguishes between a task's engineering complexity and its training requirements. When two ta...

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Volume: 8836
Main Author: Feng, Andy
Graetz, Georg
Format: Book
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn 2015
Related: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit
Data of publication: 2015
Series: IZA discussion paper
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: FIS Bildung Literaturdatenbank
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