Inequality

The innovation premium to soft skills in low-skilled occupations

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Philippe Aghion

Professor, College de France and London School of Economics

Antonin Bergeaud

Economist , Bank of France

Richard Blundell

David Ricardo Chair of Political Economy, University College London

Rachel Griffith

Research Director, IFS; Professor of Economics, University of Manchester; CEPR Research Fellow

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Figure 1 Pay progression by skill level Image: VoxEU
(a) workers in low-skilled occupations Image: VoxEU
(b) workers in intermediate-skilled occupations Image: VoxEU
(c) workers in high-skilled occupations Image: VoxEU

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