The loss of middle-skilled jobs is increasing inequality in cities

Jan 17, 2019 - Quartz

Economists often divide the job market into low-skilled, middle-skilled, and high-skilled jobs. Low-skilled jobs are those that just about anyone can do with a minimal amount of training, such as cleaning or working in a warehouse. Middle-skilled jobs are those that take a significant amount of training, but are routine once you learn how to do them, which includes most clerical and manufacturing jobs. Finally, there are the high-skilled jobs that involve a substantial formal education and criti...