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Type Journal Article - Economics of Education Review
Title Labor market outcomes of non-formal training for male and female workers in Peru
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Volume 9
Issue 4
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 1990
Page numbers 331-342
URL http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/B6VB9-45BC459-58/2/f39d51444b37fe3c0e7e9736371d19cb
Abstract
This paper attempts to measure the effect of non-formal training on the employment and earnings of Peruvian male and female workers. The main findings are: (i) workers with limited educational attainment face limited training opportunities; (ii) training significantly improves the employment probabilities, but not the earnings, of private-sector employed or self-employed women; (iii) while training does not affect the employment probabilities of men, it affects significantly wage gains of those employed in the private sector and; (iv) regardless of gender, training does not increase the earnings of self-employed workers.

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