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Georg Graetz

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Georg is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Uppsala University. He obtained his PhD in Economics in 2014 and a BSc in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics in 2009, both from the LSE. Georg's research interests include technological change, earnings inequality, and the economics of education. He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in January 2014.

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Discussion paper

1 Jan 2017
7

Since the early 1990s, recoveries from recessions in the US have been plagued by weak employment growth. One possible explanation for these “jobless” recoveries is rooted in technological change: middle-skill jobs, often involving routine tasks, are lost during recessions, and the displaced workers take time...

Discussion paper

1 Mar 2015
7

Despite ubiquitous discussions of robots’ potential impact, there is almost no systematic empirical evidence on their economic effects. In this paper we analyze for the first time the economic impact of industrial robots, using new data on a panel of industries in 17 countries from...

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