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Published by U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Technological innovations -- United States.,
  • Labor supply -- United States.,
  • Labor productivity -- United States.

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Edition Notes

SeriesBulletin -- 2228., Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics -- 2228.
ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 49 p. :
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17667252M

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  As technology continues to permeate manufacturing, the need for companies to remain on the cutting edge increases. Darrell West discusses the . Technology and Labor in Five Industries. Bakery products/Concrete/Air transportation The four largest com­ The impact of new technology on labor in this sector is expected to be relatively low in the ’s. In baking bread, radical technologies were introduced. Technology and the Labor Market Skill-Biased Technological Change Enabling Technologies and Skill-Biased Technological Change The classic view of the e⁄ect of new technologies, IT among them, is that they fiaugmentflor complement certain types of skills. The simplest example would be captured by an fiaggregate production. Suggested Citation:"2 Impacts of Information Technology at the Industry Level."National Research Council. Information Technology in the Service Society: A Twenty-First Century gton, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: /