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[Photo: Georg GRAETZ] Dr Georg GRAETZ
Associate - Labour Markets
Email: G.Graetz@lse.ac.uk

Uppsala University
Tel: +46 18 471 1594
Email: georg.graetz@nek.uu.se

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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
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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CEP Discussion Paper
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