Nonprofit wage premium in the Japanese child care market: Evidence from employer - Employee matched data

Haruko Noguchi, Satoshi Shimizutani, Wataru Suzuki

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Using unique employer-employee matched data, this study reveals the existence of a nonprofit wage premium in Japan's child care industry. Nonprofits reward experienced workers with higher education, associated with the quality of care, more than their for-profit counterparts.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1089-1092
Number of pages4
JournalApplied Economics Letters
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics and Econometrics

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