Hollowing out and the future of the labour market – the myth

Bob Butcher, 17 December 2013



The 'hollowing out' thesis argues that intermediate-level jobs have been disappearing, and are replaced by a rise in low-level and in high-level jobs, and that this is primarily due to technology replacing routine jobs. That position, however, does not match what is seen in reality.

Topics: Labour markets
Tags: hollowing out, Labour Markets, medium-level jobs

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