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The Technological Bias Against Production Workers in United States Manufacturing 1949 – 1996

By Martin Hoskins

Abstract

This paper presents quantitative estimates of the effects of technological change on the composition of production and non-production workers in manufacturing in the United States for the period 1950 – 1995. The paper separates the effects of relative wage change, biased technological change and changes in sectoral composition and estimates the effect of upward pressure on relative pay exerted by biased technological change

Topics: Skill change, United Kingdom, technological change, sectoral composition
Publisher: Dept. of Economics, University of Leicester
Year: 2005
OAI identifier: oai:lra.le.ac.uk:2381/4476

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