Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Mariya Brussevich , Era Dabla-Norris , and Salma Khalid
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 06 May 2019
Keywords: Labor force participation, Labor market flexibility, Labor productivity, Human capital, Social safety nets, Automation, Technological Change, Jobs, Female Labor Force, Occupational Choice
Using individual level data on task composition at work for 30 advanced and emerging economies, we find that women, on average, perform more routine tasks than men?tasks that are more prone to automation. To quanti...