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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).