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Race against the machine : how the digital revolution is accelerating innovation, driving productivity, and irreversibly transforming employment and the economy / Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee.

Author/Creator:
Brynjolfsson, Erik.
Publication:
Lexington, Mass. : Digital Frontier Press, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
92 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
Information technology -- Economic aspects.
Labor supply -- Effect of technological innovations on.
Technological unemployment.
Summary:
Examines how information technologies are affecting jobs, skills, wages, and the economy. As one of the most important forces in the economy today, digital technologies are transforming the world of work and are key drivers of productivity and growth.
Contents:
Technology's influence on employment and the economy
Humanity and technology on the second half of the chessboard
Creative destruction: the economics of accelerating technology and disappearing jobs
What is to be done? Prescriptions and recommendations
Conclusion: The digital frontier.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 81-92).
Contributor:
McAfee, Andrew.
ISBN:
0984725113
OCLC:
774919852
Publisher Number:
99956246395