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Red Pepper

Chartism for the 21st Century: Why trade unions are backing an overhaul of Westminster

And academics at the Centre for Economic Performance at LSE looked at the relationship between marginal seats and hospital closures between 1997 and 2005. They found “Marginality…has a significant positive impact on the number of hospitals that exist” (Bloom et. al., 2010). In other words, hospitals in safe seats are more likely to close down than those in ‘swing’ seats.


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News Posted: 19/04/2018      [Back to the Top]

Business Wire

IFR: Robots create jobs – new research

The London School of Economics (LSE) recently published a study entitled Robots at Work on the use of industrial robots in 17 developed economies between 1993 and 2007. LSE head of research, Guy Michaels, summarised the key results at a Messe Munich press conference on automatica 2018: “Productivity has improved by around 15% due to industrial robots. At the same time, the proportion of low-skilled labour dropped and pay increased slightly. Industrial robots don’t have any significant impact on the number of employees overall.

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Produktion (German)

Warum Roboter neue Jobs schaffen/Why robots create new jobs

The London School of Economics (LSE) recently investigated the use of industrial robots between 1993 and 2007 in 17 developed economies with the "Robots at Work" study. LSE research director Guy Michaels summed up the main findings at a press conference at the Automatica 2018: "Industrial robots have helped to increase productivity by around 15 percent, while at the same time reducing the share of low-skilled employment and employment Wages rose slightly, and the use of industrial robots did not significantly affect the overall workforce, "said Guy Michaels.

https://www.produktion.de/nachrichten/unternehmen-maerkte/warum-roboter-neue-jobs-schaffen-314.html

 

Blogspan Magazin

Roboter schaffen Jobs – ZEW und London School of Economics legen Studien vor

The London School of Economics (LSE) recently investigated the use of industrial robots between 1993 and 2007 in 17 developed economies with the "Robots at Work" study. At a press conference of the automatica 2018 at the Munich Trade Fair Center, LSE research director Guy Michaels summed up the most important results: "By using industrial robots, the productivity of work has improved by around 15 percent. At the same time, the share of low-skilled employment declined and wages increased slightly. The use of industrial robots shows no significant effect on the total workforce, "said Guy Michaels.

http://www.blogspan.net/presse/roboter-schaffen-jobs-zew-und-london-school-of-economics-legen-studien-vor/mitteilung/1678824/

 

Aandrijven & Besturen (Netherlands)

Werkgelegenheid in Duitsland toegenomen dankzij robots/Employment in Germany increased thanks to robots

The London School of Economics (LSE) recently published the 'Robots at Work' study on the use of industrial robots in 17 developed countries in the period 1993 to 2017. Guy Michaels, head of the LSE research team, summarized the main results of this research together at a press conference on automation at the Messe Muenchen. Michaels: "Productivity has grown by 15% thanks to industrial robots, while the share of low-skilled labor has declined and the salary has increased slightly, with industrial robots having no significant impact on the total number of employees."

https://www.aandrijvenenbesturen.nl/nieuws/algemeen/nid8317-werkgelegenheid-in-duitsland-toegenomen-dankzij-robots.html

 

OTS

Roboter schaffen Jobs – ZEW und London School of Economics legen Studien vor

The London School of Economics (LSE) recently investigated the use of industrial robots between 1993 and 2007 in 17 developed economies with the "Robots at Work" study. At a press conference of the automatica 2018 at the Munich Trade Fair Center, LSE research director Guy Michaels summed up the most important results: "By using industrial robots, the productivity of work has improved by around 15 percent. At the same time, the share of low-skilled employment declined and wages increased slightly. The use of industrial robots shows no significant effect on the total workforce, "said Guy Michaels.

https://www.ots.at/presseaussendung/OTS_20180419_OTS0004/roboter-schaffen-jobs-zew-und-london-school-of-economics-legen-studien-vor

 

Novus Light

IFR research shows: robots create jobs

The London School of Economics (LSE) recently published a study entitled Robots at Work on the use of industrial robots in 17 developed economies between 1993 and 2007. LSE head of research, Guy Michaels, summarized the key results at a Messe Munich press conference on Automatica 2018: “Productivity has improved by around 15% due to industrial robots. At the same time, the proportion of low-skilled labour dropped and pay increased slightly. Industrial robots don’t have any significant impact on the number of employees overall.”

http://www.novuslight.com/ifr-research-shows-robots-create-jobs_N8001.html


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News Posted: 19/04/2018      [Back to the Top]

The Irish News

High costs of just missing out on a grade C in GCSE English

Pupils who narrowly fail to achieve a grade C in their GCSE English exam pay a high price, according to new research. A study from the Centre for Vocational Education Research explored what happened to young people who took the exam in 2013. Entry Through the Narrow Door: The Costs of Just Failing High Stakes Exams, was led by Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela. It used data to show that pupils of the same ability had significantly different educational trajectories depending on whether or not they just passed or failed.

 


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News Posted: 18/04/2018      [Back to the Top]

ABC Nyheter (Norway)

Veien til lykkeland

When the LSE economist Richard Layard wrote a book on happiness research and its policy areas in 2005, he gained strong reactions, especially from the right side. Some of the criticisms were justified: Uncritical belief in the measurability of subjective phenomena, and a collective definition of what gives happiness and well-being, can awaken associations to totalitarian societies that we do not like to compare ourselves with.


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News Posted: 18/04/2018      [Back to the Top]