Essays about: "Job polarization"

Found 5 essays containing the words Job polarization.

  1. 1. Labor income inequalities in Swedish municipalities 1991-2017 : A study on regional effects and possible origins

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS)

    Author : Mattias Karlsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Labor income; income inequalities; regional perspective; Sweden; municipalities; skill-biased technological change; task-biased technological change; routine-biased technological change; job polarization; share of high skill workers; tertiary education; fixed effect regression;

    Abstract : Income inequalities have become a matter of major concern following reports that the working class and lower middle class of developed economies have income levels that are falling behind. Few studies have been conducted on the regional level even though this perspective might better capture the development of income inequalities, since national averages might hide local differences. READ MORE

  2. 2. Automation and job protection : Does automation slow down when employment protection is strong?

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS)

    Author : Alan Muratovic; Poyan Azadan; [2019]
    Keywords : Employment Protection Legislation EPL ; technological change; automation speed; polarization;

    Abstract : We examine how speed of automation is affected by different employment protection regimes - one with lenient and one with stringent regulation. To assess we examine how occupations shares in the UK, US, Germany and Spain has changed from 1991-2013. READ MORE

  3. 3. Trends, cycles and institutions : -Job polarization and the business cycle in Europe

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Joakim Kernen; [2018]
    Keywords : Job polarization; jobless recovery; labor market institutions; employment; routine-biased technological change; business cycle;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the cyclical aspect of job polarization in Europe. Contributions include offering a comparison to the findings of previous research on the United States, and extending the analysis by introducing labor market institutions. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Changing Nature of Employment: How Technological Progress and Robotics Shape the Future of Work

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Lennart Hoedemakers; [2017]
    Keywords : Innovation; Robots; Technological Anxiety; Technological Unemployment; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis assesses the impact of innovation on employment, using a selection of International Patent Classifications (IPC) as proxies for technological development. It uses a 15-country, 8-sector and 15-year dynamic panel dataset, specifying a system Generalized Methods of Moments (GMM) econometric model to test this relationship. READ MORE

  5. 5. Labor market patterns in offshoring-receiving countries: Evidence from Poland

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Karin Lindell; Rosa Lauppe; [2016]
    Keywords : Poland; Job polarization; Offshoring; Routine-biased technological change; Skill-biased technological change;

    Abstract : Labor markets in highly industrialized countries in Western Europe and the United States have polarized over the last decades, which means that the share of middle-income occupations has decreased relative low- and high-income occupations. Two potential explanations for this are routine-biased technological change (RBTC) and offshoring, which both are expected to reduce middle-income occupations in highly industrialized countries. READ MORE