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Race against the machine : how the digital revolution is accelerating innovation, driving productivity, and irreversibly transforming employment and the economy

Author: Erik Brynjolfsson; Andrew McAfee
Publisher: Lexington, Mass. : Digital Frontier Press, 2012.
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Examines how information technologies are affecting jobs, skills, wages, and the economy. As one of the most important forces in the economy today, digital technologies are transforming the world of work and are key drivers of productivity and growth.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Brynjolfsson; Andrew McAfee
ISBN: 9780984725113 0984725113
OCLC Number: 774919852
Description: 92 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Technology's influence on employment and the economy --
Humanity and technology on the second half of the chessboard --
Creative destruction: the economics of accelerating technology and disappearing jobs --
What is to be done? Prescriptions and recommendations --
Conclusion: The digital frontier.
Responsibility: Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee.
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Examines how information technologies are affecting jobs, skills, wages, and the economy. As one of the most important forces in the economy today, digital technologies are transforming the world of work and are key drivers of productivity and growth.

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