ERIC Number: EJ423958
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Trends in the Growth and Distribution of Skills in the U.S. Workplace, 1960-1985.
Howell, David R.; Wolff, Edward N.
Industrial and Labor Relations Review, v44 n3 p486-502 Apr 1991
Examination of the effects of changing employment patterns on the skill composition of jobs shows strong upgrading of cognitive and interactive skills, substantial slowdown in growth of those skills, and declining demand for motor skills. The earnings mix of jobs did not show the same correlation with growth in skill and educational levels. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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