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Individual returns to training: Evidence from Russian firm

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  • Aistov, Andrey

    (Higher School of Economics (Nizhnii Novgorod) Russia)

  • Aleksandrova, Ekaterina

    (Graduate School of Management St. Petersburg University; National Research University Higher School of Economics)

Abstract

The work is devoted to estimates of individual returns to additional professional training (APT) on the example of a metallurgical enterprise of Sverdlovsk region of 2006–2010. We compare results of the OLS, fixed effects and difference-in-differences estimators. APTs that expand possibilities of intra firm mobility showed statistically significant influence on wages. The types of training referred by us to the rise of qualification have significantly smaller impact on earnings. The found effects are expressed at men in comparison with women more brightly.

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  • Aistov, Andrey & Aleksandrova, Ekaterina, 2014. "Individual returns to training: Evidence from Russian firm," Applied Econometrics, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), vol. 34(2), pages 56-79.
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    Keywords

    earnings function; Mincerian type equation; propensity score; matching; difference in differences; treatment effect; panel data; internal labour market; training; retraining; rise of qualification; returns to training; fixed effects.;
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    JEL classification:

    • I24 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Education and Inequality
    • 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
    • M51 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Personnel Economics - - - Firm Employment Decisions; Promotions
    • M53 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Personnel Economics - - - Training

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