Wage Returns to Experience and Tenure for Young Men in Italy
AbstractThis paper provides estimates of the average returns to labour market experience and .rm-speci.c tenure for a sample of young Italian male workers. Using instrumental variables, I take into account endogeneity and selection problems generated by job matching and individual fixed effects. Results indicate that OLS estimates for experience and tenure are downward biased and that white collars workers enjoy higher returns to general and specific skills than blue collars.
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Date of creation: 25 May 2009
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Wages; Experience; Tenure; Search; Endogeneity; Italy;
Other versions of this item:
- G. Sulis, 2009. "Wage Returns to Experience and Tenure for Young Men in Italy," Working Paper CRENoS 200903, Centre for North South Economic Research, University of Cagliari and Sassari, Sardinia.
- J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
- J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
- J62 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Job, Occupational and Intergenerational Mobility; Promotion
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- NEP-ALL-2009-05-30 (All new papers)
- NEP-HRM-2009-05-30 (Human Capital & Human Resource Management)
- NEP-LAB-2009-05-30 (Labour Economics)
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