Does education raise productivity and wages equally?

The moderating role of age and gender

We estimate the impact of education on productivity, wage costs and productivity-wage gaps (i.e. profits) using Belgian linked panel data. Findings highlight that educational credentials have a stronger impact on productivity than on wage costs. Firms’ profitability is found to rise when lower educa...

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Volume: 7
Main Author: Kampelmann, Stephan
Rycx, François
Saks, Yves
Tojerow, Ilan
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Berlin/Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2018
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published in: IZA journal of labor economics Vol. 7; no. Art. 1; pp. 37 - 7:Art. 1<37
Data of publication: 2018
ISSN: 2193-8997
2193-8997
EISSN: 2193-8997
Discipline: Economics
Education
Subjects:
C33
I21
J31
J24
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