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1. Introduction ; 2. The Promise ; 3. The Education Explosion ; 4. The Quality Revolution ; 5. Intellectual Arbitrage ; 6. Digital Taylorism ; 7. War for Talent ; 8. High Skills, Low Wages ; 9. The Rat Race ; 10. A New Opportunity ; Notes ; References ; Index

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Phillip Brown is Distinguished Research Professor in the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University. Hugh Lauder is Professor of Education and Political Economy at the University of Bath. David Ashton is Honorary Professor at the Cardiff University School of Social Sciences and Emeritus Professor at Leicester University.


a very important contribution to the debate on skills and inequality. * Marius R. Busemeyer, Socio-Economic Review *

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