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Chile: employment and inequality trends

From the book: Tasks, skills, and institutions

Wage inequality Polarization Skills
Book Chapter
Argentina: employment and inequality trends

From the book: Tasks, skills, and institutions

Skills Tasks Polarization
Book Chapter
India: employment and inequality trends

From the book: Tasks, skills, and institutions

Skills Tasks Earnings inequality
Book Chapter
Ghana: employment and inequality trends

From the book: Tasks, skills, and institutions

Skills Tasks Occupations
Book Chapter
Global divergence in the de-routinization of jobs

From the book: Tasks, skills, and institutions

De-routinization Global division of labour Task content of jobs
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Introduction: the changing nature of work and inequality

From the book: Tasks, skills, and institutions

Earnings inequality Skills Tasks
Book
Tasks, skills, and institutions: The changing nature of work and inequality

BOOK IN PRODUCTION – ESTIMATED FOR PUBLICATION IN SUMMER 2023 Developed countries have experienced a polarization in earnings and in employment, namely stronger growth in the earnings and jobs for the most and least skilled workers at the expen...

Inequality Earnings Labour market
Working Paper
Return migration and entrepreneurship in Cameroon

In this paper, we examine the determinants of the entrepreneurial behaviour of returnees to Cameroon based on original survey data from 2012...

Return migration Skills Entrepreneurship
Working Paper
The role of skills and tasks in changing employment trends and income inequality in Chile

Using decomposition methods, we analyse the role of the changing nature of work in explaining changes in employment, wage inequality, and job polarization in Chile from 1992 to 2017...

Wage inequality Polarization Skills
Working Paper
Ban on female migrant workers: Skills-differentiated evidence from Sri Lanka

This study examines the skills-differentiated impact of a restrictive female labour migration policy in Sri Lanka using monthly departure data from 2012 to 2018 in a difference-in-difference model...

Labour migration Employment Women
Working Paper
Changes in occupations and their task content: Implications for employment and inequality in Argentina, 2003–19

The aim of this paper is to identify the scope and patterns of the structural transformation as evidenced by changes in occupations and their task content, and their impact on employment, earnings and income distribution in Argentina during the new m...

Skills Tasks Polarization
Working Paper
Evolution of wage inequality in India (1983–2017): The role of occupational task content

We examine data for urban workers in the non-agricultural sector across three decades, 1983–2017, and find that earnings inequality increased during 1983–2004, was largely stable during 2004–11, and decreased during 2011–17...

Skills Tasks Earnings inequality
Working Paper
Implications of the changing nature of work for employment and inequality in Ghana

In this paper, we analyse the role of the changing nature of occupational employment and wages in explaining the trend in earnings inequality in Ghana between 2006 and 2017, a period in which there was a substantial transformation of the economy, wit...

Skills Tasks Occupations
Working Paper
The global distribution of routine and non-routine work

Studies of the effects of technology and globalization on employment and inequality commonly assume that occupations are identical around the world in the job tasks they require...

De-routinization Economic development Global division of labour
Working Paper
Productivity, structural change, and skills dynamics: Evidence from a half-century analysis

This paper explores the contribution of structural change and the skill upgrading of the labour force to productivity...

MENA Productivity Skills
Book Chapter
The construction sector in Tanzania

From the book: Mining for Change

Construction sector Contractors Land
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