Does intersectoral labour mobility pay for academics?

@article{Tohmo2017DoesIL,
  title={Does intersectoral labour mobility pay for academics?},
  author={Timo Tohmo and Jutta Viinikainen},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2017},
  volume={113},
  pages={83-103}
}
Labour mobility plays a significant role in the diffusion of knowledge and economic growth. In this study, we examined academics’ incentives for mobility among university, private sector and government jobs. Using register data on doctoral degree holders in Finland, we found that moving from academia to the private sector is related to higher subsequent earnings, particularly among young academics and in hard sciences. However, frequent mobility across sectors was related to lower subsequent… CONTINUE READING
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