Technology Use , Training and Plant-Specific Knowledge in Manufacturing Establishments

  title={Technology Use , Training and Plant-Specific Knowledge in Manufacturing Establishments},
  author={John R. Baldwin and Tara Gray and Joanne Johnson},
This study examines the factors influencing a firm’s decision to train, using data taken from several recent Statistic Canada surveys that explore advanced technology use by Canadian manufacturing plants. Advanced technology adoption has been both rapid and pervasive, leading to concerns about whether technology use is associated with an increase or a decrease in workers’ skills. Based on the data collected through two surveys, this paper examines the relationship between technology use and the… CONTINUE READING


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