Global Divergence in the De-routinization of Jobs

Publication | May 2023
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This study introduces a methodology to estimate the economy-specific task content of occupations across economies at different income levels.

The results show that occupations in low- and middle-income economies are more routine-intensive than in high-income economies and the gap continues to widen. Investment in skills, technology use, and participation in global value chains are key factors for work content and productivity to converge with those in high-income economies.

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Data and Methodology
  • Results
  • Conclusion

Additional Details

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Type
Series
Subjects
  • Economics
  • Social development and protection
Pages
  • 32
Dimensions
  • 8.5 x 11
SKU
  • WPS230160-2
ISSN
  • 2313-6537 (print)
  • 2313-6545 (electronic)

Published Version

Lewandowski, Piotr, Albert Park, and Simone Schotte. 2023. "Global Divergence in the De-routinization of Jobs." In Tasks, Skills, and Institutions: The Changing Nature of Work and Inequality, edited by Carlos Gradín, Piotr Lewandowski, Simone Schotte, and Kunal Sen, 33–52. https://global.oup.com/academic/product/tasks-skills-and-institutions-9780192872241?prevNumResPerPage=20&prevSortField=1&sortField=8&resultsPerPage=20&start=0&lang=en&cc=gb#.

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