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General purpose technology and within-group inequality

Philippe Aghion

General purpose technology and within-group inequality

by Philippe Aghion

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Published by Centre for Economic Policy Research in London .
Written in English


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StatementPhilippe Aghion, Peter Howitt and Giovanni L. Violante.
SeriesDiscussion paper series -- no 2474
ContributionsHowitt, Peter., Violante, Giovanni L., Centre for Economic Policy Research.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20925255M

the primary domain of inequality—the one that drives or reinforces inequality in other domains. Socioeconomic inequality refers to the unequal distribution of economic resources (e.g., money, usually measured by income or wealth, and access to credit), opportunities to build human capital (e.g., from schooling, technology, and. This book will summarize what we know about technology and inequality across disciplines, and seek out new ways to analyze this relationship based on technology and business practices, with the objective of restoring digital technology as an engine of opportunity. Besides the unique focus on the role of technology in inequality, the book will Format: Hardcover.

Books on Inequality. Want to delve deeper into the issues inequality raises? We offer this survey of important reads both classic and contemporary. Surveying Our Unequal Landscape Books. Rigging the Rules Books. Solutions Books. Historical Takes Books. .   Technology is not preordained to save us from inequality, but without a free, fair and open network with which to rally and marshall the forces of justice, the battle is lost before it’s even.

In general, developments in technology have brought enormous benefits to almost all people. Most people today have access to goods and services that were once luxuries enjoyed only by the wealthy—in transportation, communication, nutrition, sanitation, health care, entertainment, and so on. Cauchy Schwarz Master Class is already pretty good. * Another book that is considered classic in inequalities is Inequalities by G. H. Hardy, J. E. Littlewood, G. Pólya. * Another book I quite enjoyed was: Inequalities: A Mathematical Olympiad A.


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Downloadable (with restrictions). This paper develops a theoretical model to analyse how a General Purpose Technology (GPT) shapes within-group wage inequality when workers are ex-ante equal, but their adaptability to new technologies is subject to stochastic factors that are history dependent.

It is argued that the diffusion of a GPT leverages the importance of these stochastic factors in. Aghion P, Howitt P, Violante G. General Purpose Technologies and Within-group Inequality. Journal of Economic Growth. Cited by: General Purpose Technology and Within-Group Inequality.

By Philippe Aghion, Peter Howitt and Giovanni L Violante. Abstract. This paper develops a theoretical model to analyse how a General Purpose Technology (GPT) shapes within-group wage inequality when workers are ex-ante equal, but their adaptability to new technologies is subject to.

General Purpose Technology and Wage Inequality Article in Journal of Economic Growth 7(4) December with 52 Reads How we measure 'reads'. GENERAL PURPOSE TECHNOLOGY AND WAGE INEQUALITY 3 1 7 Statistics concludes that the impact of computers has been " extensive because the technology, network systems, and software is similar across firms and industries.

This is in contrast to technological innovations in the past, which often affected specific occupations. About this book Introduction Besides the unique focus on the role of technology in inequality, the book will have a unifying theme of tracing wealth creation and wealth capture in the technology sector, and relating specific practices—what technology companies actually do—to larger shifts in.

Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) highlight the potential of this technology to affect productivity, growth, inequality, market power, innovation, and employment. This volume seeks to set the agenda for economic research on the impact of AI. It covers four broad themes: AI as a general purpose technology; the relationships between AI, growth, jobs, and inequality; regulatory responses.

The recent changes in the US wage structure are often linked to the new wave of capital-embodied information technologies. The existing literature has emphasized either the accelerated pace or the skill-bias of embodied technical progress as the driving force behind the rise in wage inequality.

A key, neglected, aspect is the “general purpose” nature of the new information technologies. 9 General-Purpose Technologies Introduction Explaining Productivity Slowdowns General-Purpose Technologies in the Neoclassical Model Schumpeterian Waves GPT and Wage Inequality Explaining the Increase in the Skill Premium Explaining the Increase in Within-Group Inequality Downloadable (with restrictions).

This study explains the evolution of wage inequality over the last 30 years and supports this explanation with evidence.

At each level of schooling, a faster rate of technological progress weakens the link between schooling and work and increases the unknown needed to cope with during one's working life. Coping with the unknown demands ability.

In some discussions—discrimination is an example—‘inequality’ is used to refer to differences between particular individuals or groups (e.g., person A is not equal to person B). In other instances, ‘inequality’ refers to differences among people in general (e.g., in country A there is more inequality.

However, the increase in inequality is affecting high- and middle-income countries, as labor-saving technology has replaced many blue-collar jobs that paid well. General purpose technology and within-group wage inequality By P. Aghion, P. Howitt, G.L. Violante and London (United Kingdom).

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The best books on Inequality recommended by Daron Acemoglu. The US, the UK and many other countries have become far less equal over the past 30 years. The MIT economics professor Daron Acemoglu recommends inequality books and reading because he says it's important we understand how and why this happened, and what it means for our societies.

Interview by Sophie Roell. Income inequality has captured America's economic debate. President Donald Trump, elected with the votes of discontented blue-collar workers, slaps tariffs on. General Purpose Technology and Wage Inequality The Harvard community has made this article openly available.

Please share how \general purp ose" nature of the new information tec hnologies. This pap er formalizes the idea of generalit y tec hallenging is to understand the sources of the rise in within-group (or residual) inequalit y.

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KEYWORDS:Innovation, wage structure, between-group wage inequality, within-group wage inequality, general purpose technology, skill premium, adaptability premium. INTRODUCTION.

RECENTGROWTH THEORIES~have been concerned mainly with the analysis of technical change and aggregate growth in economies with identical agents. Technology and Inequality: Concentrated Wealth in a Digital World - Kindle edition by Allen, Jonathan P. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Technology and Inequality: Concentrated Wealth in a Digital cturer: Palgrave Macmillan.T he inequality debate has long been a prominent feature of our politics, and many other social and cultural forces are now interpreted in light of it.

We have certainly come to understand the progress of technology in that light: Many analysts have argued in recent years that technological advances tend to intensify economic differences, because technology disproportionately increases the.Available Open Access under CC-BY-NC licence.

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