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Automation and Rent Dissipation: Implications for Wages, Inequality, and Productivity

Daron Acemoglu and Pascual Restrepo

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The Unexpected Compression: Competition at Work in the Low Wage Labor Market

David Autor, Arindrajit Dube, and Annie McGrew

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Help for the Heartland? The Employment and Electoral Effects of The Trump Tarrifs in the United States

David Autor, Anne Beck, David Dorn, and Gordon Hanson

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Eclipse of Rent-Sharing: The Effects of Managers’ Business Education on Wages and the Labor Share in the US and Denmark

Daron Acemoglu, Alex Xi He, Daniel le Maire

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New Frontiers: The Origins and Content of New Work, 1940–2018

David Autor, Caroline Chin, Anna M. Salomons, and Bryan Seegmiller

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November 2023

The Power of Proximity to Coworkers

Natalia Emanuel, Emma Harrington, Amanda Pallais

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Males at the Tails: How Socioeconomic Status Shapes the Gender Gap

David Autor, David Figlio, Krzysztof Karbownik, Jeffrey Roth, and Melanie Wasserman

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Bottlenecks: Sectoral Imbalances and the US Productivity Slowdown 

Daron Acemoglu, David Autor, and Christina Patterson

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Advanced Technology Adoption: Selection or Causal Effects?

Daron Acemoglu, Gary Anderson, David Beede, Catherine Buffington, Eric Childress, Emin Dinlersoz, Lucia Foster, Nathan Goldschlag, John Haltiwanger, Zachary Kroff, Pascual Restrepo, Nikolas Zolas

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Power and Progress: Our 1000-Year Struggle Over Technology and Prosperity

Daron Acemoglu and Simon Johnson

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Local and National Concentration Trends in Jobs and Sales: The Role of Structural Transformation

David Autor, Christina Patterson, and John Van Reenen

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Redesigning the US Army’s Branching Process: A Case Study in Minimalist Market Design

Kyle Greenberg, Parag Pathak, and Tayfun Sönmez

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Patenting with the Stars: Where are Technology Leaders Leading the Labor Market?

David Autor, Anna Salomons, and Bryan Seegmiller

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Robots and Workers: Evidence from the Netherlands

Daron Acemoglu, Hans R.A. Koster, and Ceren Ozgen

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Distorted Innovation: Does the Market Get the Direction of Technology Right?

Daron Acemoglu

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Trading Places: Mobility Responses of Native and Foreign-Born Adults to the China Trade Shock

David Autor, David Dorn, and Gordon H. Hanson

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