The employment impact of innovation : evidence and policy /

The diffusion of information and communication technologies is rapidly changing the structure of advanced economies, raising new problems of technological unemployment. The view that market forces can easily counterbalance the labour-saving impact of innovation is contrasted in this book with empiri...

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Other Authors: Vivarelli, Marco, 1963-, Pianta, Mario, 1956-
Format: eBook
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Series:Routledge studies in the modern world economy ; 23.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1 Introduction: economic structure, technology and employment / Mario Pianta
  • chapter 2 The analysis of technological change and employment / Vincenzo Spiezia
  • chapter 3 Modelling the employment impact of innovation
  • Do compensation mechanisms work? / Roberto Simonetti
  • chapter 4 Growth and employment
  • Productivity gains versus demand constraints / Paolo Piacentini
  • chapter 5 The employment impact of product and process innovations / Mario Pianta
  • chapter 6 Organisational innovations, computerisation and employment
  • Evidence from American manufacturing / Philippe Askenazy
  • chapter 7 Innovation and employment in services
  • Results from the Italian innovation survey / Rinaldo Evangelista
  • chapter 8 New technology, growth and job creation
  • The role of learning strategies / Kurt Lundgren
  • chapter 9 Innovation and employment in developing countries / Dilek Çetindamar Karaömerlioglu
  • chapter 10 Compensation mechanisms and targeted economic growth
  • Lessons from the history of economic policy / Erik S. Reinert
  • chapter 11 Conclusions: are employment friendly policies possible? / Mario Pianta.