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Technological changes in the workplace have seen a rise in the demand for, and the wages of, postgraduates. But this has led to widening wage inequalities between postgraduates and undergraduate-only workers

Lindley, Joanne and Machin, Stephen (2011) Technological changes in the workplace have seen a rise in the demand for, and the wages of, postgraduates. But this has led to widening wage inequalities between postgraduates and undergraduate-only workers. British Politics and Policy at LSE (26 Dec 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Growing numbers of university students in Britain and the United States are staying on after their first degrees to invest in a postgraduate qualification. Joanne Lindley and Stephen Machin find that workplace technological changes, such as increasing computer use, has driven rises in the demand for workers with postgraduate qualifications, leading to widening wage inequalities among graduates and across the labour force as a whole.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Authors
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2012 11:22
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/41115/

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