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Time-distributed difference-in-differences approach: The case of wage returns to training

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  • Aistov, Andrey

    () (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation)

  • Aleksandrova, Ekaterina

    () (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation)

Abstract

In this article we introduce econometric model specification that describes time-distributed treatment effect basing on the difference-in-differences approach. It gives us possibility to control for mobility in estimates of wage returns to professional training on the data of a Russian enterprise of 2006–2010. We show that wage growth after some kinds of professional trainings is well explained by the mobility

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  • Aistov, Andrey & Aleksandrova, Ekaterina, 2016. "Time-distributed difference-in-differences approach: The case of wage returns to training," Applied Econometrics, Publishing House "SINERGIA PRESS", vol. 43, pages 5-28.
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    Keywords

    earnings function; difference-in-differences; treatment effect; panel data; internal labour market; training; mobility;

    JEL classification:

    • 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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