Are there asymmetries in the effects of training on the conditional male wage distribution ?

  title={Are there asymmetries in the effects of training on the conditional male wage distribution ?},
  author={Wiji Arulampalam},
We use a quantile regression framework to investigate the degree to which work-related training affects the location, scale and shape of the conditional wage distribution. Human capital theory suggests that the percentage returns to training investments will be the same across the conditional wage distribution. Other theories – whether based on imperfections in the labour market or on skill-mix heterogeneity – suggest that this need not be the case. Using the first six waves of the European… CONTINUE READING
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