Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/95099
Authors: 
Gustafsson, Siv
Year of Publication: 
1977
Series/Report no.: 
IUI Working Paper 14
Abstract: 
How important for success on the job is uninterrupted labor force participation? Data on labor force status for a 15 year period for individual salaried employees in Swedish Industry makes possible the estimation of the effect of years of experience and years of non-experience on earnings. One result is that both women and men experience salary decreases by labor force interruptions. However, net investment during non-experience years found to be positive, women as well as men return to the labor market with a larger amount of human capital after the interruption than before the interruption.
Subjects: 
Human capital
Wage
JEL: 
J24
J31
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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