CEPII, Recherche et Expertise sur l'economie mondiale
Automation, Global Value Chains and Functional Specialization
Lionel Fontagné, Ariell Reshef, Gianluca Santoni, Giulio Vannelli

The Working Paper studies how technology adoption and changes in global value chain (GVC) integration jointly affect labor shares and business function specialization in a sample of 14 manufacturing industries in 14 European countries in 1999– 2011. Authors highlight the indirect effect of robotization on relative demand for labor via GVC integration.
Trade & Globalization
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Emerging Countries
Environment & Natural Resources
Money & Finance
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