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Are there asymmetries in the effects of training on the conditional male wage distribution?

Booth, Alison; Arulampalam, Wiji; Bryan, Mark L


Recent studies have used quantile regression (QR) techniques to estimate the impact of education on the location, scale and shape of the conditional wage distribution. We conduct a similar investigation of the role of work-related training. We utilise both ordinary least squares and QR techniques to estimate associations between work-related training and wages for private sector men in ten European Union countries. For the majority of countries, the association between training and hourly wages...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Population Economics
DOI: 10.1007/s00148-008-0209-4


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