Automation, skills use and training

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Author: Nedelkoska, Ljubica; Quintini, Glenda


This study focuses on the risk of automation and its interaction with training and the use of skills at work. Building on the expert assessment carried out by Carl Frey and Michael Osborne in 2013 [report available in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 123.687], the paper estimates the risk of automation for individual jobs based on the Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC). The analysis improves on other international estimates of the individual risk of automation by using a more disaggregated occupational classification and identifying the same automation bottlenecks emerging from the experts' discussion....  [+] Show more

Subjects: Technology; Employment; Labour market; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: OECD country; Technological change; Trend; Occupation; Job requirements; Job skill; Labour utilisation; Employment projection; Displaced worker; Skill obsolescence; Skill upgrading; Retraining; On the job training

Geographic subjects: Germany; Great Britain; Europe

Published: Paris, France: OECD, 2018

Physical description: 119 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 123.687

Resource type: Working paper

Call number: TD/TNC 131.573

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