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Skilled Labor-Augmenting Technical Progress in U.S. Manufacturing

James Kahn () and J.S. Lim

RCER Working Papers from University of Rochester - Center for Economic Research (RCER)

Abstract: This paper examines the role of skilled labor in the growth of total factor productivity. Use use panel data from manufacturing industries within the United States to assess the extent to which productivity growth in yearly cross-sections of U.S. manufacturing industries in tied to industry shares of skilled labor inputs.

Keywords: WORKERS; PRODUCTIVITY; SKILLS (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J20 J24 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 37 pages
Date: 1997
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