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The growth and valuation of generic skills

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SKOPE Research Paper No. 26, Spring 2002
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This paper investigates changes in the use of generic skills in Britain's workplaces, and examines which generic skills may be having an impact on wages over and above traditional human capital indicators such as education and work experience. We use instruments borrowed and adapted from commercial psychology to derive quantitative measures of generic skills used. The analysis shows that: (a) with the exception of physical skills, most generic skills are becoming more important in Britain's w...

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University of Kent at Canterbury
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Institution:
University of Kent at Canterbury
Publisher:
ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE) Publisher's website
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SKOPE Research Papers
Publication date:
2002
ISSN:
1466-1535
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English
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