Equipment Investment and the Relative Demand for Skilled Labour: International Evidence
K. Flug and
Zvi Hercowitz ()
Working Papers from Tel Aviv
The effects of equipment investment on relative wages and employment of skilled labor are estimated. The basic hypothesis is that such effecst are positive, due to the presence of either equipment-skill complementarity or skill advantage in technology adoption. Using a panel data set for a wide range of countries, the relative wage and relative employment of skilled workers are regressed on lagged investment in machinery and other relevant variables.
Keywords: INVESTMENTS; SKILLED WORKERS (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J21 D21 J31 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 34 pages
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Working Paper: Equipment Investment and the Relative Demand for Skilled Labor: International Evidence (2010)
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