Computers and the Demand for Skilled Labour: Industry- and Establishment-Level Panel Evidence for the UK
The authors use two U.K. panel data sets to investigate skill-upgrading in the United Kingdom and how it has been affected by computerization. Census data reveals that most aggregate skill-upgrading is explained by within-establishment rises in skill composition. Such upgrading is significantly related to computerization, a relation that is robust to different worker and computer types, endogeneity, human capital upgrading, and other technology measures.
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Volume (Year): 109 (1999)
Issue (Month): 454 (March)
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