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Wang Jin

Research Scientist at IDE, Sloan School of Management, MIT

Dr. Wang Jin is currently a research scientist at MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE) and a digital fellow at Stanford Digital Economy Lab. His research focuses primarily on the impacts of emerging technologies and organizational practices on firms’ productivity, employment, and innovation using large scale proprietary data from the U.S. Census. His work has been published in Management Science and Business Economics. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Clark University.

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Inclusive growth

Concentration of artificial intelligence and other frontier IT skills

Online job postings indicate that demand from top tech firms for frontier IT skills is about double their demand for other IT skills. This could indicate increasing concentration of skills in a few firms, with other firms left behind.

By: Wang Jin, Georgios Petropoulos and Sebastian Steffen Topic: Digital economy and innovation, Inclusive growth Date: October 21, 2021