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The return to non-cognitive skills on the Russian labor market

Mariia Maksimova ()
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Mariia Maksimova: National Research University Higher School of Economics, Sankt-Petersburg, Russia

Applied Econometrics, 2019, vol. 53, 55-72

Abstract: The study focuses on non-cognitive skills and their influence on earnings on the Russian labor market. The paper studies the question in general and depending on a sector of the economy using a panel data approach. Additionally, gender differences are investigated. A significant connection between personality traits and income was detected. Openness and neuroticism have shown to be highly influential on wages. Sustainable gender and sector differences in personality impact on wages were found as well.

Keywords: Russian labor market; non-cognitive skills; personality; earnings (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C23 J31 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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