Human Capital and the Size Distribution of Firms

Countries with a lower fraction of workers with secondary education have smaller firms. We set up a model of occupational choice where individuals have primary, secondary or tertiary education. A more educated work force raises firm size and productivity. More educated workers earn higher wages, and...

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Main Author: Gomes, Pedro Maia
Kuehn, Zoë
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: Elsevier 01.10.2017
Data of publication: 2017-10-01
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Dewey Decimal Classification: 330
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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