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Who Pays for General Training in Private Sector Britain?

Booth, Alison; Bryan, Mark L


We use new training data from the British Household Panel Survey to explore the degree to which the data are consistent with the predictions of human capital theory. According to the raw data, most work-related training is general and is paid for by employers. Our fixed effects estimates reveal that employer-financed training is associated with higher wages both in the current and future firms, with some evidence that the impact in future firms is larger. These results are consistent with human...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Book chapter
DOI: 10.1016/S0147-9121(06)26003-5


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