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On the link between investment in on-the-job training and earnings dispersion: the case of France

Audrey Dumas, Said Hanchane and Jacques Silber ()

A chapter in Jobs, Training, and Worker Well-being, 2010, vol. 30, pp 1-34 from Emerald Publishing Ltd

Abstract: The aim of this chapter is to analyze the sources of earnings dispersion between trainees and nontrainees. We stress three mechanisms by which investment in general training may affect wage inequality: directly via participation to a general training program and indirectly via the selection process of trainees or the existence of heterogeneous returns on training. This chapter adopts an approach originally proposed by Fields (2003) but extends it to the breakdown of inequality by population subgroups – those who received training and those who did not. The empirical illustration is based on four French surveys, the 2006 Adult Educational Survey and the 2004, 2005, and 2006 Labor Force Surveys that complement it.

Date: 2010
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