The Changing Shape of the UK Job Market and its Implications for the Bottom Half of Earners

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Jobs, Skills and Pay

Oxford academics Craig Holmes and Professor Ken Mayhew, investigate the idea that in recent years the UK labour market has split into high-wage “lovely” jobs and low-wage “lousy” jobs, while jobs in the middle have disappeared. They find that while many middle level ‘routine’ occupations such as process operators in industrial plants have indeed disappeared, … Continued

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