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Unions, Work-Related Training, and Wages: Evidence for British Men

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dc.creator Francesconi, Marco
dc.creator Booth, Alison L.
dc.creator Zoega, Gylfi
dc.date 2003
dc.date.accessioned 2013-10-16T07:10:29Z
dc.date.available 2013-10-16T07:10:29Z
dc.date.issued 2013-10-16
dc.identifier http://hdl.handle.net/10419/20431
dc.identifier ppn:362030596
dc.identifier.uri http://koha.mediu.edu.my:8181/xmlui/handle/10419/20431
dc.description Using data from the British Household Panel Survey from 1991 to 1996, the authors investigate the impact of union coverage on work-related training and how the union-training link affects wages and wage growth for a sample of full-time men. Relative to uncovered workers, union-covered men are more likely to receive training and also receive more days of training. In addition, union-covered men experience greater returns to training, and coveredtrained workers face a higher wage growth. While some of these findings have been found in previous studies, others are new. The wage results, in particular, suggest a rethinking is warranted of the conventional view that union wage formation in Britain reduces the incentives to acquire work-related training.
dc.language eng
dc.publisher
dc.relation IZA Discussion paper series 737
dc.rights http://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen
dc.subject J24
dc.subject J31
dc.subject J41
dc.subject ddc:330
dc.subject general training
dc.subject human capital
dc.subject union coverage
dc.subject wages
dc.subject Lohn
dc.subject Weiterbildung
dc.subject Gewerkschaftlicher Organisationsgrad
dc.subject Schätzung
dc.subject Großbritannien
dc.title Unions, Work-Related Training, and Wages: Evidence for British Men
dc.type doc-type:workingPaper
dc.coverage 1991-1996


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