CEP Discussion Paper No 987 June 2010 Has ICT Polarized Skill Demand ? Evidence from Eleven Countries over 25 Years

@inproceedings{Michaels2009CEPDP,
  title={CEP Discussion Paper No 987 June 2010 Has ICT Polarized Skill Demand ? Evidence from Eleven Countries over 25 Years},
  author={Guy Michaels and Ashwini Natraj and John Van Reenen},
  year={2009}
}
OECD labor markets have become more “polarized” with employment in the middle of the skill distribution falling relative to the top and (in recent years) also the bottom of the skill distribution. We test the hypothesis of Autor, Levy, and Murnane (2003) that this is partly due to information and communication technologies (ICT) complementing the analytical tasks primarily performed by highly educated workers and substituting for routine tasks generally performed by middle educated workers… CONTINUE READING
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