Skill-Biased Technological Change: Evidence from a Firm-Level Survey
Siegel provides evidence that technology adoption is associated with downsizing, skill upgrading, greater employee empowerment, and a widening wage gap. Unlike previous studies that use industry-level data, Siegel collected firm-level data on technology usage and labor composition which enable him to link the magnitude of labor market outcomes for six classes of workers to the types of technologies implemented.
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WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT; Job skills and standards
Siegel, Donald S. 1999. Skill-Biased Technological Change: Evidence from a Firm-Level Survey. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780585341651