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The Economics of Technology and Employment: Theory and Empirical Evidence

The Economics of Technology and Employment: Theory and Empirical Evidence (Hardback)

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Synopsis

The impact of technical change on employment is investigated in this important new book which offers a critical appraisal of how far current economic analysis and theory can deal with this key policy issue.



The Economics of Technology and Employment addresses the impact of technical change on employment from both theoretical and empirical perspectives. After an analytical discussion of theoretical propositions and models put forward by classical and contemporary economists, Dr Vivarelli develops a model to examine the extent to which worker displacement due to technical progress can be offset by compensatory market forces. This model is tested using Italian and US aggregate time-series data. The theoretical discussion and empirical results are combined to demonstrate that the employment impact of labour saving technologies can only be partially counter-balanced by market forces and so economic policy measures could be necessary.



This important and innovative volume will be welcomed by economists and policymakers as a major contribution to our theoretical understanding of employment, industrial innovation and technical change.

BusinessEconomicsEconometricsBusinessEconomicsEconomic theory & philosophyBusinessEconomicsLabour economicsEmployment & unemploymentScience & MathematicsScience: general issuesImpact of science & technology on society Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 01/01/1995 ISBN-13: 9781858981666  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Currently unavailable. Foyles can order for despatch to customer when the publisher is re-supplied on 19/04/1995.  

Marco Vivarelli, Catholic University of Piacenza, Italy

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