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Innovation and inequality : how does technical progress affect workers?

Author: Gilles Saint-Paul
Publisher: Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, ©2008.
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Offers a theoretical analysis of the important mechanisms by which technical progress and innovation affect the distribution of income. This book shows how the structure of demand changes as the economy becomes wealthier, in ways that may potentially harm the poorest segments of the workforce and economy.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gilles Saint-Paul
ISBN: 9780691128306 0691128308
OCLC Number: 181142090
Description: xiv, 190 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Which tools do we need? --
Productivity and wages in neoclassical growth models --
Heterogeneous labor --
Competing technologies --
Supply effects --
Labor as a quality input: skill aggregation and sectoral segregation --
The economics of superstars --
Complementarities and segregation by skills --
Nonhomothetic preferences and the distributive effects of innovation and intellectual property.
Responsibility: Gilles Saint-Paul.
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