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Training, education and productivity

  • Carmichael, Fiona
  • Ercolani, Marco
  • Kang, Lili
  • Maimaiti, Yasheng
  • O'Mahony, Mary
  • Peng, Fei
  • Robinson, Catherine

This paper investigates the impact of training and education on productivity, in particular linking to a literature that emphasizes the need to reorganise production following adoption of ICT. The paper examines training at the total economy level and variation across industries, focusing especially on manufacturing versus market service sectors. It also examines the characteristics of those who receive training and outlines the incentives that underlie this.

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