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Job polarisation in the UK: an assessment using longitudinal data

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This paper provides an assessment of Goos and Manning's (2007) polarised or 'hour-glass' labout market thesis, which they claim has been caused by a period of routinisation where labout engaged in routine task occupations has been replaced by computer capital. It uses data taken from two waves of the National Child Development Study (NCDS) to study changes in labout market outcomes between 1981 and 2004 for a single cohort. While this dataset does demonstrate changes in employment consistent ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Research group:
ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE)
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ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE) Publisher's website
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SKOPE Research Paper
Place of publication:
http://www.skope.ox.ac.uk/publications
Publication date:
2010-01-01
ISSN:
1466-1535
Paper number:
90, March 2010
Language:
English
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ora:4563
Deposit date:
2010-12-07

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