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

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 decrease in ... Show more

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

Published: Paris, France, OECD, 2016

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 56 p.

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

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