The Skills to Pay the Bills: Returns to On-the-job Soft Skills Training

We evaluate the causal impacts of on-the-job soft skills training on the productivity, wages, and retention of female garment workers in India. The program increased women’s extraversion and communication, and spurred technical skill upgrading. Treated workers were 20 percent more productive than co...

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Main Author: Adhvaryu, Achyuta
Nyshadham, Anant
Kala, Namrata
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: National Bureau of Economic Research 01.02.2018
Data of publication: 20180201
Series: NBER Working Paper Series
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Database: NBER Working Papers
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