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EXPORTS AND JOB TRAINING

Paulo Bastos; Joana Silva; Rafael Proença;
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  • Published: 01 May 2016 Journal: Review of International Economics, volume 24, pages 737-756 (issn: 0965-7576, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Country: United States
Abstract
This paper examines whether export participation matters for job training. The paper draws on longitudinal worker-firm data for Brazilian manufacturing, linked with detailed records on training activity from the main provider. The analysis uses industry-specific exchange rate movements to generate exogenous variation in export status at the firm-level. The findings indicate that export participation tends to increase the share of workers who receive technical upgrading. The results also reveal that technical upgrading has positive returns to trainees within exporting firms. These findings support the hypothesis that exporting requires skill upgrading, and sugges...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_THECOMPUTINGPROFESSIONComputingMilieux_LEGALASPECTSOFCOMPUTING
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