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Skill-Age Profiles for Individuals with High and Low Individualism

Skill-Age Profiles for Individuals with High and Low Individualism

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... results provide further evidence that our conclusions do not depend on a specific definition of individualism. Figure 5 illustrates that individualism not only affects the level of skills at a given point in time but also influences skill accumulation over the life-cycle. Specifically, the figure shows the linear prediction of the skill-age profile for first-generation migrants from countries with above ("high") and below ("low") median Hofstede IDV scores. ...
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... results shown in Table 6 highlight that migrants from more individualistic cultures invest more in skill-enhancing activities after labor market entry than do those from less individualistic cultures. This skill investment behavior lines up well with the divergent skill-age pattern illustrated in Figure 5. ...