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Human Capital, Exports, and Wages.

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This paper tests whether manufacturing exporters pay more to educated workers in an e¤ort 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 …nd convincing evidence that exporters pay more to educated workers. Although exporters pay more on average, much of the wage di¤erential can be explained by the fact that exporters have a larger workforce and more capital. We also …nd that the wages of edu...

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Marcel Fafchamps More by this author
Volume:
GPRG-WPS-069
Series:
Working Paper Series
Publication date:
2007-03-05
URN:
uuid:d1d1d5fa-8a21-475a-a6a2-244368ad340d
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:13994
Language:
English

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