Task Organization, Human Capital and Wages in Moroccan Exporting Firms
AbstractWe conduct a case study of the linkages of task organization, human capital accumulation and wages in Morocco, using matched worker-firm data for Electrical-mechanical and Textile-clothing industries. In order to integrate task organization into the interacting processes of workers’ training and remunerations, we use a recursive model, which is not rejected by our estimates: task organization influences on-the-job training that affects wages. Beyond sector and gender determinants, assignment of workers to tasks and on-the-job training is found to depend on former education and work experience in a broad sense. Meanwhile, participation in on-the-job training is stimulated by being assigned to a team, especially of textile sector and for well educated workers. Finally, task organization and on-the-job training are found to affect wages.
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Morocco; Wages; On-the-job training; Human capital; Task organization.;
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- Christophe Muller, Christophe Nordman, 2008. "Task Organization, Human Capital and Wages in Moroccan Exporting Firms," THEMA Working Papers 2008-39, THEMA (THéorie Economique, Modélisation et Applications), Université de Cergy-Pontoise.
- Christophe Muller & Christophe J. Nordman, 2013. "Task Organization, Human Capital and Wages in Moroccan Exporting Firms," Working Papers halshs-00854522, HAL.
- 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
- O12 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
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- NEP-ALL-2009-06-03 (All new papers)
- NEP-ARA-2009-06-03 (MENA - Middle East & North Africa)
- NEP-DEV-2009-06-03 (Development)
- NEP-HRM-2009-06-03 (Human Capital & Human Resource Management)
- NEP-LAB-2009-06-03 (Labour Economics)
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