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October 1993, Vol. 116, No. 10

Job-related education and training: their impact on earnings

Alan Eck
Economist, Office of Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics

A worker's education and an appropriate job requiring education or training are significant determinants of earnings. Qualifying training as well as training taken to improve skills play different roles in the workplace, but both contribute to greater earnings. This article attempts to assess the data pertinent to these questions and other closely related subjects.

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