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The return to non-cognitive skills on the Russian labor market

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  • Maksimova, Mariia

    (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Sankt-Petersburg, Russia)

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The study focuses on non-cognitive skills and their influence on earnings on the Russian labor market. The paper studies the question in general and depending on a sector of the economy using a panel data approach. Additionally, gender differences are investigated. A significant connection between personality traits and income was detected. Openness and neuroticism have shown to be highly influential on wages. Sustainable gender and sector differences in personality impact on wages were found as well.

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  • Maksimova, Mariia, 2019. "The return to non-cognitive skills on the Russian labor market," Applied Econometrics, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), vol. 53, pages 55-72.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:apltrx:0361
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    Russian labor market; non-cognitive skills; personality; earnings;
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    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
    • J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials

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