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CentrePiece Article
The shrinking middle
Guy Michaels, Ashwini Natraj and John Van Reenen
November 2010
Paper No' CEPCP326:
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CentrePiece 15 (2) Autumn 2010


JEL Classification: J23;J24;O33


Tags: productivity; technology; wage inequality

Guy Michaels and colleagues show how new technologies are polarising the labour market, with the middle-skilled losing out most

This article summarises 'Has ICT Polarized Skill Demand? Evidence from Eleven Countries over 25 Years' by Guy Michaels, Ashwini Natraj and John Van Reenen, CEP Discussion Paper No. 987 (http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/dp0987.pdf).
This paper has been published as:
Has ICT polarized skill demand? Evidence from eleven countries over twenty-five years, Guy Michaels, Ashwini Natraj and John Van Reenen, The Review of Economics and Statistics, Volume 96, Issue 1, March 2014