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Technology and Job Separation Among Young Adults, 1980--98

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This analysis uses data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth during the period 1980--98 to examine the relationship between the likelihood that a worker remains at the same job for two years and several measures of technology usage at the industry level. The relationship between job separation and technology usage is generally negative. Quits (not involuntary job loss) generally account for the negative relationship between job separation and technology. Some results suggest that less educated workers are more likely than college graduates to lose jobs in technology-intensive industries. Copyright 2003, Oxford University Press.

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  • Madeline Zavodny, 2003. "Technology and Job Separation Among Young Adults, 1980--98," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 41(2), pages 264-278, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:oup:ecinqu:v:41:y:2003:i:2:p:264-278
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    1. Geishecker, Ingo, 2006. "The impact of international outsourcing on individual employment security: a micro level analysis," Discussion Papers 2006/17, Free University Berlin, School of Business & Economics.
    2. Geishecker, Ingo, 2008. "The impact of international outsourcing on individual employment security: A micro-level analysis," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 15(3), pages 291-314, June.
    3. Jakob R. Munch, 2010. "Whose Job Goes Abroad? International Outsourcing and Individual Job Separations," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 112(2), pages 339-360, June.

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