The Signalling Role of Promotion in Japan

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Kazuaki Okamura;
  • Publisher: 神戸大学大学院経済学研究科
  • Journal: 神戸大学経済学研究科 Discussion Paper,volume 1,112
  • Subject: Strategically delayed promotion, Signalling, Wage growth, Japan.
    • jel: jel:C23 | jel:J31 | jel:L22

Under asymmetric information conditions regarding worker productivity between current and prospective employers, a worker's promotion signals his/her productivity. In this Paper, we tested the signalling role of promotion, using Japanese micro-level data. We found that ... View more
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    11 The related research includes Acosta (2004), Belzil and Bognanno (2004), and da Silva et al. (2006).

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