Community Investments: Vol. 23 No. 2: Fall 2011
The Polarization of Job Opportunities in the U.S. Labor Market
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An in-depth analysis of the state of the U.S. labor market over the past three decades reveals that the U.S. labor market is polarizing into low- and high-skill jobs, with fewer opportunities in the middle.
Author: David Autor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Date of Publication: November 1, 2011
Last Updated: November 1, 2011