Digitization and employment, by Jordi Alberich

One of the most deeply rooted considerations about the labor market and that we tend to assume without questioning its certainty is that, no digital knowledge, it will be practically impossible to find a job. Thus, citizens without such training are doomed, hopefully, at very low and often insufficient wages. In the same way, as people are trained, they can automatically aspire to better jobs. In this way, such low wages are not a consequence of the model, but of the inability of many workers to access the education necessary to respond to the supply of jobs with higher added value. In summary, if they do not charge more it is their responsibility, Well, they do not make an effort to achieve better training. This is how things are in a meritocratic society.

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