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Computer Knowledge and Earnings: Evidence for Australia

Jeff Borland (), Joseph Hirschberg () and Jeanette Lye ()

No 571, Department of Economics - Working Papers Series from The University of Melbourne

Abstract: The finding from recent analysis in the United States that computer users earn a wage premium of 10 to 15 percent - together with increased usage of computers by high skill workers - has been interpreted as evidence of the role of technological change in generating widening earings differentials between high skill and low skill workers.

Keywords: SKILLED WORKERS; AUSTRALIA (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J31 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 41 pages
Date: 1997
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