German robots: The impact of industrial robots on workers

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Dauth, Wolfgang; Findeisen, Sebastian; Südekum, Jens; Wößner, Nicole;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Nürnberg: Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB)
  • Subject: J24 | O33 | F16 | R11 | Robots | skill-biased technological change | labor market effects | Germany
    • ddc: ddc:330

We study the impact of rising robot exposure on the careers of individual manufacturing workers, and the equilibrium impact across industries and local labor markets in Germany. We find no evidence that robots cause total job losses, but they do affect the composition o... View more
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