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How computerization changes the UK labour market: the facts viewed from a new perspective

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The digitization of the world as a result of the introduction of computers, chips, and ICT, has undoubtedly been the most important technological development of the past few decades. The fact that more and more workers use computers has led to the conclusion that computer skills are becoming a key to social success. The aim of this paper is to contribute to the discussion of the effects of computerization on work. Our main conclusions are that the fear of a digital split in society appears un...

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Maastricht University, the Netherlands
Research group:
Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE)
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Educational Studies
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Maastricht University, the Netherlands
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ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE) Publisher's website
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SKOPE Research Paper
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http://www.skope.ox.ac.uk/publications
Publication date:
2001-01-01
ISSN:
1466-1535
Paper number:
13, Spring 2001
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English
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2010-06-16

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