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A model of power-biased technological change

By P. Skott and Frederick Guy

Abstract

New technologies have allowed firms to monitor low-skill workers more closely, thus reducing the power of these workers. We show that this ‘power-biased’ change may generate rising wage inequality and increases in the work intensity and unemployment of low-skill workers

Topics: man
Publisher: Elsevier
Year: 2007
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.bbk.ac.uk.oai2:488

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