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Computers and Labour Markets: International Evidence

FRANCIS KRAMARZ

in Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth: International Evidence and Implications for Economic Development

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243983
eISBN:
9780191697319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243983.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The consequences of utilizing computers for the labour market has changed over time because of how computers have become rapidly dispersed and easily available. Compared to how computers were ... More


The New Competition

Phillip Brown, Anthony Hesketh, and Sara Williams

in The Mismanagement of Talent: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269532
eISBN:
9780191699412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269532.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

Today, it is important for organizations to get the right people with the right knowledge into the jobs that suit them best to attain success. The rise of new technologies led to a major revision in ... More


State-owned Enterprises or Public Sector Undertakings

Kshama V. Kaushik and Kaushik Dutta

in India Means Business: How the Elephant Earned its Stripes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072614
eISBN:
9780199081592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072614.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the role of state-owned enterprises or public sector undertakings (PSUs) in Indian economy. PSUs are government-controlled companies or statutory corporations set up by an Act ... More


Technology and Industrial Development in Japan: Building Capabilities by Learning, Innovation and Public Policy

Hiroyuki Odagiri and Akira Goto

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288022
eISBN:
9780191684555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288022.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Japan was the first major non-Western nation to take on board the Western technological and organizational advances of the century after the first industrial revolution. It subsequently proved fully ... More


Using a Computer for Field Investigations

Andrew G. Dean and Consuelo M. Beck-Sagué

in Field Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195313802
eISBN:
9780199863952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313802.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the use of computers for field investigations. Computers require an investment of technical skill and setup time that must be balanced against the anticipated increase in ... More


What Technical Work Have You Done Today?

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0059
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers the importance of a daily routine in a singer hoping to acquire technical skills for a particular instrument required in any kind of appropriate literature. Many young singers ... More


The Skill Bias of the US Trade Deficit

Rosario Crinò and Paolo Epifani

in The Factory-Free Economy: Outsourcing, Servitization, and the Future of Industry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198779162
eISBN:
9780191824333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779162.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In Chapter 7, Crino and Epifani suggest that large and rising global trade imbalances (e.g. the US with China) have directly led to rising wage inequality in industrial countries. They argue that ... More


Polish and Skill: Will’s Interest and Self-Interest in Sonnets 61–99

William J. Kennedy

in Petrarchism at Work: Contextual Economies in the Age of Shakespeare

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700019
eISBN:
9781501703812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700019.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter argues that while the narrative order of Shakespeare’s sonnets 61–99 remains especially untidy, this group has two focal points, each projecting important economic concerns. For ... More


Self-Determination Theory and Mental Health

Kennon M. Sheldon, Geoffrey Williams, and Thomas Joiner

in Self-Determination Theory in the Clinic: Motivating Physical and Mental Health

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095449
eISBN:
9780300128666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095449.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses general issues on mental disorders and the treatments for different mental disorders. It may be noted that self-determination principles in mental health treatments that are ... More


Implications for Education

Aaron Williamon

in Expressiveness in music performance: Empirical approaches across styles and cultures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199659647
eISBN:
9780191771651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659647.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

In some music educational contexts, a distinction is made between technical and expressive skills. It is argued that the former are within reach of anyone who is motivated to work hard, pay ... More


• Aesthetics and Aspirations

Clive Brown

in A Portrait of Mendelssohn

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095395
eISBN:
9780300127867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095395.003.0035
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In contrast to his younger contemporary Richard Wagner, Felix Mendelssohn refused to speculate about the nature and purpose of music. He argued that musicians should concentrate on writing and ... More


Open Windows

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0026
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter presents the transcript of a keynote address delivered by the author at the National Convention of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, ... More


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