Computer technology and probable job destructions in Japan: an evaluation
No 2015-28, EconomiX Working Papers from University of Paris Nanterre, EconomiX
This paper evaluates the risk of job destructions induced by computer technology in Japan. Relying on recent methodology, we find evidence that approximatively 55% of jobs are susceptible to be carried by computer capital in the next years. We also show that there is no significant difference on the basis of gender. On the contrary, non-regular jobs (those that concern temporary and part-time workers) are more vulnerable to computer technology diffusion than the others.
Keywords: Computer technology; Japanese labor market; Automation; Random Forest. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C53 J21 O33 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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