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Wages, Productivity and Aging
In this article, we estimate age-based wage and productivity differentials using Canadian linked employer-employee data from the Workplace and Employee Survey 1999–2005. We use data at the workplaceExpand
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New Evidence on the Determinants of Absenteeism Using Linked Employer-Employee Data
This paper provides new evidence on the determinants of absenteeism. The authors extend the typical labor-leisure model used to analyze the decision to skip work to include firm-level policyExpand
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Seasonal Poverty in Madagascar: Magnitude and Solutions
Seasonal reductions in food consumption pull about one million Malagasy below the poverty line during the lean season. There they join the nine million more who remain chronically undernourishedExpand
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Child Work and Schooling: The Role of Household Asset Profiles and Poverty in Rural Ethiopia
Child labour is commonly associated with poverty. This is consistent with the expectation that the supply of child labour will fall as incomes increase. However, the empirical evidence for this linkExpand
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Determinants of School Enrollment in Indian Villages
Attaining universal basic education remains an elusive goal in many developing countries. This article examines the determinants of school enrollment among children in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, twoExpand
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Job Turnover and the Returns to Seniority
In this article, we match firm data to individual work history files to simultaneously estimate the wage and employment duration processes of a longitudinal sample of 2 million French workersExpand
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The Impact of Training on Innovation
The firm’s stock of human capital is an important determinant of its ability to innovate. As such, any increase in this stock through firm-sponsored training might lead to more innovation. The authorExpand
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The Living Arrangement Dynamics of Sick, Elderly Individuals
We model the dynamics associated with living-arrangement decisions of sick elderly individuals. Using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics’ Parental Health Supplement, we construct the completeExpand
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Innovation, Productivity, and Training
The firm's stock of human capital is an important determinant of its ability to innovate. As such, any increase in this stock through firm-sponsored training might lead to more innovation. We testExpand
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Who benefits from firm-sponsored training?
Workers participating in firm-sponsored training receive higher wages as a result. But given that firms pay the majority of costs for training, shouldn't they also benefit? Empirical evidence showsExpand
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