Volume 17, Number 3-4: September-December 2008

Table of Contents


Introduction to Special Issue on Technology and Labor Markets
Michael Sattinger 4


The Assignment of Workers to Tasks, Wage Distribution, and Technical Change: A Critical Review
Arnaud Dupuy 12
Understanding the Technology of Computer Technology Diffusion: Explaining Computer Adoption Patterns and Implications for the Wage Structure
Lex Borghans, Bas ter Weel 37
Information and Communications Technologies, Coordination and Control, and the Distribution of Income
Frederick Guy, Peter Skott 71
Computers and the Gender Wage Differential
Linda Yuet-Yee Wong 93

Book Reviews

Redesigning the Welfare State: Germany’s Current Agenda for an Activating Social Assistance, by H.W. Sinn, C. Holzner, W. Meister, W. Ochel, and M. Werding
Loek Groot 115
The New Geography of Global Income Inequality, by Glenn Firebaugh
Frank Cowell 118
Miracle for Whom? Chilean Workers Under Free Trade, by Janine Berg
Osvaldo Larrañaga 120
Ethical Codes and Income Distribution: A Study of John Bates Clark and Thorstein Veblen, by Guglielmo Forges Davanzati
John F. Henry 122

ISSN: 1874-6322