Georg Graetz

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I am an associate professor in the Department of Economics at Uppsala University. My research focuses on technological change, wage inequality, and the economics of education.

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On the Interpretation of Diploma Wage Effects Estimated by Regression Discontinuity Designs Accepted for publication at Canadian Journal of Economics; this version: December 2019

Training Requirements, Automation, and Job Polarization, with Andy Feng. Economic Journal, October 2020. Online Appendix Data Archive

Robots at Work, with Guy Michaels. Review of Economics and Statistics, December 2018 (lead article). Online Appendix Data Archive

A Question of Degree: The Effects of Degree Class on Labor Market Outcomes, with Andy Feng. Economics of Education Review, December 2017.

Is Modern Technology Responsible for Jobless Recoveries?, with Guy Michaels. American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings, May 2017. Longer working paper version

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Popular summaries

  • "Individual consequences of occupational decline" summarized at VoxEU

  • "Robots at work" summarized at VoxEU, IZA Newsroom, and SNS (in Swedish)

  • "Is modern technology responsible for jobless recoveries?" summarized at VoxEU, IZA Newsroom

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