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The Experience‐Earnings Profile in Australia

Jeff Borland () and Anthony Suen

The Economic Record, 1994, vol. 70, issue 208, 44-55

Abstract: This paper investigates the goodness‐of‐fit' and effect on estimates of the experience‐earnings profile of alternative specifications of the human capital earnings function for a sample of full‐time male workers in Australia. It is concluded that it is difficult to differentiate between specifications of the earnings function which include a cubic experience term, cubic plus quartic experience terms, or a linear spline function in experience–each of these specifications appears to marginally dominate the quadratic specification and a non‐parametric approach. A modified Gompertz function is found to perform poorly.

Date: 1994
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