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Computerizing Industries and Routinizing Jobs: Explaining Trends in Aggregate Productivity

Sangmin Aum, Sang Yoon (Tim) Lee, Yongseok Shin

NBER Working Paper No. 24357
Issued in February 2018

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This paper was prepared for the Carnegie Rochester NYU Conference on “the Consequences of Transformative Technical Progress for the Macroeconomy.” We thank our discussant, Matthias Kehrig, for exceptionally detailed and constructive suggestions, and other conference participants for many useful comments. We also benefited from extended conversations about this paper with Christian Siegel, Henry Siu, and Sevin Yeltekin. The usual disclaimer applies. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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