11.128 | Spring 2005 | Undergraduate

Information Technology and the Labor Market

Course Description

This course explores how information technology is reshaping different dimensions of the U.S. labor market: the way work is organized, the mix of occupations, the skills required to perform in an occupation, economy-wide labor productivity, and the distribution of wages.
Learning Resource Types
Lecture Notes
Problem Sets with Solutions
Written Assignments
A photograph of two engineers sitting before a massive computer.
Photo of one of the first computers, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Standard Eastern Automatic Computer (SEAC). (Image courtesy of the NIST.)