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Title:Technological Change, Organizational Change, and Job Turnover PDF Logo
Authors:Bauer, Thomas K.
Bender, Stefan
Issue Date:2002
Series/Report no.:IZA Discussion paper series 570
Abstract:This paper uses a German employer-employee matched panel data set to investigate the effect of organizational and technological changes on gross job and worker flows. The empirical results indicate that organizational change is skill-biased because it reduces predominantly net employment growth rates of unskilled and medium-skilled workers via higher job destruction and separation rates, whereas the employment patterns of skilled workers are not affected significantly. New information technologies do not have significant effects on gross job and worker flows as soon as establishment fixed-effects are controlled for.
Subjects:linked-employer-employee data set
information technology
organizational change
job turnover
worker turnover
JEL:O33
J63
L23
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:IZA Discussion Papers, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA)

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