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[Photo: Georg GRAETZ] Dr Georg GRAETZ
Associate - Labour Markets
Uppsala University
Tel: +46 18 471 1594
Email: georg.graetz@nek.uu.se
Personal WebSite WWW

Biography:

Georg is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at Uppsala University. He obtained his PhD in Economics in 2014 and a BSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics in 2009, both from the LSE.

Current Areas of Research:

The impact of automation on productivity, employment, and wages

The selection of talent into the teaching profession

Structural change and occupational choice

Education:

  • PhD in Economics, LSE, 2014
  • MRes in Economics, with Distinction, LSE, 2011
  • BSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics (First Class Hons), LSE, 2009

Awards:

  • Royal Economic Society Junior Fellowship, 2013/14
  • Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Quota Studentship, 2009-2013
  • LSE Economics Department Prize, 2009

CEP Publications

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CEP discussion paper
Family Background and the Responses to Higher SAT Scores Georg Graetz, Oskar Nordström Skans and Björn Öckert
June 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1698:
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JEL Classification: I21; I23; J62


Tags: educational choice; intergenerational transmission of education; regression discontinuity design

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CEP discussion paper
Labor Demand in the Past, Present and Future Georg Graetz
March 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1683:
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JEL Classification: J23; O33


Tags: automation; labor demand; labor share; technology; wages

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CEP discussion paper
Individual Consequences of Occupational Decline Per-Anders Edin, Tiernan Evans, Georg Graetz, Sofia Hernnäs and Guy Michaels
June 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1629:
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JEL Classification: O33; J24; J62


Tags: technological change; occupations; inequality

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Robots at Work Georg Graetz and Guy Michaels
December 2018
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JEL Classification: E23; J23; O30


Tags: robots; productivity; technological change

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Is modern technology responsible for jobless recoveries? Georg Graetz and Guy Michaels
May 2017
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JEL Classification: E32; J23; O33


Tags: job polarization; jobless recoveries; routine-biased technological change; robots

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Is modern technology responsible for jobless recoveries? Georg Graetz and Guy Michaels
May 2017
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JEL Classification: E23;E24;E32;J24;J64


Tags: production; employment; unemployment; wages; intergenerational income distribution; aggregate human capital; aggregate labor productivity; business fluctuations; cycles; human capital; skills; occupational choice; labor productivity; models; duration; incidence; and job search

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CEP discussion paper
Robots at Work Georg Graetz and Guy Michaels
March 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1335:
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JEL Classification: E23; J23; O30


Tags: robots; productivity; technological change

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Rise of the Machines: The Effects of Labor-Saving Innovations on Jobs and Wages Andy Feng and Georg Graetz
February 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1330:
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JEL Classification: E25; J23; J31; M53; O33


Tags: automation; job polarization; technical change; wage inequality; training

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CEP discussion paper
A Question of Degree: The Effects of Degree Class on Labor Market Outcomes Andy Feng and Georg Graetz
May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1221:
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JEL Classification: C26; I24; J24; J31


Tags: high skill wage inequality; regression discontinuity design; statistical discrimination