How technology adoption and trade are shaping Indonesian labor markets

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Author: Viollaz, Mariana; Darko, Francis Addeah; Mason, Andrew D.

Abstract:

This paper analyzes the simultaneous impacts and interplay of exports and technology adoption on the demand for different types of skills and aggregate labor market indicators in Indonesia over a period characterized by a commodity boom (2005-10) and a period of declining exports (2011-15). The results for the 2005-10 sub-period are in line with the evidence available for developed countries, that is, technology is complementary to analytical and soft skills and is labor-saving, while exports are labor increasing. In 2011-15, the relationship between technology and skills, and between...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Technology; Labour market; Employment; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Data analysis; Employment pattern; Labour force participation; Occupational structure; Technological change; Skill needs; Trend

Geographic subjects: Indonesia; Asia

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: World Bank, 2019

Physical description: 59 p.

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http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/428001576773880472/How-Technology-Adoption-and-Trade-Are-Shaping-Indonesian-Labor-Markets

Resource type: Working paper

Call number: TD/TNC 139.668

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