ICTs and jobs: complements or substitutes?: the effects of ICT investment on labour market demand by skills and by industry in selected OECD countries

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Author: Spiezia, Vincenzo; Polder, Michael; Presidente, Giorgio

Abstract:

This report was prepared in support of Panel 4.1 'New market and new jobs' of the OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Digital Economy, held on 21-23 June 2016 in Cancun, Mexico. [It] examines the effects of investments in information and communication technologies (ICTs) on: (1) total labour demand; (2) labour demand by skill level; and (3) labour demand by industry in selected OECD countries over the period 1990-2012. ICT investments are estimated to have raised total labour demand in most countries over the period 1990-2007 but to have reduced it after 2007. In the latter period, the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Finance; Technology; Labour market; Skills and knowledge; Industry

Keywords: Labour supply; Labour demand; Skill needs; OECD country

Published: Paris, France: OECD, 2016

Physical description: 56 p.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1787/5jlwnklzplhg-en

Also called: Information and communication technologies and jobs: complements or substitutes?: the effects of information and communication technology investment on labour market demand by skills and by industry in selected OECD countries; ICTs and jobs: complements or substitutes?: the effects of ICT investment on labour market demand by skills and by industry in selected OECD countries: 2016 Ministerial Meeting on the Digital Economy technical report

Date: 21-23 June 2016

Place: Cancun, Mexico

Series: OECD digital economy papers; no. 259

ISSN: 2071-6826 (online)

Notes:
More information about the meeting may be found at: http://www.oecd.org/internet/ministerial/

Resource type: Report

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Document number: TD/TNC 124.1116

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