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Tasks, Automation, and the Rise in US Wage Inequality

NBER – Daron Acemoglu & Pascual Restrepo Working Paper 28920 DOI 10.3386/w28920 Issue Date June 2021 “We document that between 50% and 70% of changes in the US wage structure over the last four decades are accounted for by the relative wage declines of worker groups specialized in routine tasks in industries experiencing rapid automation.… Continue Reading