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Human capital, exports, and wages

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This paper tests whether manufacturing exports pay more to educated workers in an effort to ascertain whether the productivity of human capital is raised by exports. Using a panel of matched employer-employee data from Morocco, we fail to find convincing evidence that exporters pay more to educated workers. Although exporters pay more on average, much of the wage differential can be explained by the fact that exporters have a larger workforce and more capital. We also find that the wages of e...

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University of Oxford Publisher's website
Series:
Department of Economics Discussion Paper Series
Publication date:
2007-03-01
Pubs id:
1144120
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pubs:1144120
Paper number:
GPRG-WPS-069

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