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Technology, Trade Sensitivity, and Labor Displacement

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Christopher J Ruhm, Jefferson-Pilot Excellence Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Examines the relationship between international trade, technology, and exposure to job displacement, using data on displaced workers as well as those at risk of job dislocation for the two-year periods 1986-1987 and 1990-1991. Factors contributing to the risk of job loss; Opposing effects on displacement probabilities of research and development employment.

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Publication
Southern Economic Journal 2000, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p682-699
Language: English
Date: 2000
Keywords
Technology, Unemployment, Job displacement, Layoffs, Workers