STEM careers and technological change

Public Seminar


Professor David Deming, Harvard Kennedy School


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Tuesday, 19 March, 2019 - 12:15 to 13:30

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) jobs are a key contributor to economic growth and national competitiveness. Yet STEM workers are perceived to be in short supply. This paper shows that the ‘STEM shortage’ phenomenon is explained by technological change, which introduces new job tasks and makes old ones obsolete.

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