The Wage Effects of Investments in Enterprise-Related Training
AbstractIn this paper we calculate the rate of return to enterprise-related training (ERT) using a simultaneous equations self-selection model of investment in ERT and wages. For participants the expected rate of return to a year of ERT is approximately 28 percent. For non-participants the rate of return is negative. Although the average rate of return is high, the marginal rate of return is zero or negative. We further find that investments in ERT are not significantly determined by expected returns.
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Volume (Year): 20 (1995)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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