Authors Daniel Oesch (PI)

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Abstract The recent finding of an increasingly polarized employment structure in the United States has sparked an intense debate whether low-skilled service occupations are also expanding in Western Europe. Our research project wishes to contribute to this debate by empirically analyzing the patterns of job expansion in Britain, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland since 1980. Based on individual-level data, we want to find out whether the employment structure has undergone a process of upgrading, downgra... >>