Male Occupational Mobility in Britain
AbstractThis paper examines the role of pay, human capital and mismatch in the decision to quit an occupation. Particular emphasis is given to human capital accumulation where occupations provide a fixed amount of training opportunities. An occupational quits equation is estimated using micro data from the National Training Survey, 1974. Education, training, pay, and life-cycle effects are found to have a significant impact on the quit decision. The determinants of intrafirm promotion and interfirm occupational mobility are also examined. Copyright 1995 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd
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Volume (Year): 57 (1995)
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