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Task Organization, Human Capital and Wages in Moroccan Exporting Firms

Abstract : We conduct a case study of the linkages of task organization, human capital accumulation and wages in Morocco, using matched worker-firm data for Electrical-mechanical and Textile-clothing industries. In order to integrate task organization into the interacting processes of workers’ training and remunerations, we assume a recursive model, which is not rejected by our estimates: task organization influences on-the-job training that affects wages. Beyond sector and gender determinants, assignment of workers to tasks and on-the-job training is found to depend on former education and work experience in a broad sense. Meanwhile, participation in on-the-job training is stimulated by being assigned to a team, especially of textile sector and for well-educated workers. Finally, task organization and on-the-job training are found to effect wages.
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Christophe Muller, Christophe J. Nordman. Task Organization, Human Capital and Wages in Moroccan Exporting Firms. Middle East Development Journal, 2014, 6 (2), pp.175--198. ⟨10.1080/17938120.2014.961326⟩. ⟨hal-01474439⟩

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