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Replication data for: Is Modern Technology Responsible for Jobless Recoveries?

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V0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Graetz, Georg
  • Michaels, Guy
Publication Date
2017-05-01
Description
  • Abstract

    Since the early 1990s, recoveries from recessions in the US have been plagued by weak employment growth. We investigate whether a similar problem afflicts other developed economies, and whether technology is a culprit. We study recoveries from 71 recessions in 28 industries and 17 countries from 1970-2011. We find that though GDP recovered more slowly after recent recessions, employment did not. Industries that used more routine tasks, and those more exposed to robotization, did not recently experience slower employment recoveries. Finally, middle-skill employment did not recover more slowly after recent recessions, and this pattern was no different in routine-intensive industries.
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  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/aer.p20171100 (Text)
Publications
  • Graetz, Georg, and Guy Michaels. “Is Modern Technology Responsible for Jobless Recoveries?” American Economic Review 107, no. 5 (May 2017): 168–73. https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.p20171100.
    • ID: 10.1257/aer.p20171100 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-10-12

Graetz, Georg; Michaels, Guy (2017): Replication data for: Is Modern Technology Responsible for Jobless Recoveries?. Version: V0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E113526