Matias Cortes, Nir Jaimovich, Christopher J. Nekarda, Henry Siu, Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 00:00
Michael Boehm, Saturday, February 8, 2014 - 00:00
Employment in traditional middle-class jobs has fallen sharply over the last few decades. At the same time, middle-class wages have been stagnant. This column reviews recent research on job polarisation and presents a new study that explicitly links job polarisation with the changes in workers' wages. Job polarisation has a substantial negative effect on middle-skill workers.