How much is experience worth?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics last conducted research on the impact experience has on productivity 40 years ago. The results of the study are described in the paper "Productivity, age, and labor composition changes in the U.S" cited below. We used these other sources for our research:



Age and Productivity

Nathan Keyfitz, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management


Are Older Workers Worthy of Their Pay?

Cardoso, Guimarães  & Varejão,  De Economist


Does top managers’ experience affect firms’ capital structure?

Matemilola, Bany-Ariffin, Azman-Saini, Nassir, Research in International Business and Finance


Does Work Experience Increase Productivity?

Maranto & Rodgers, The Journal of Human Resources


Experience, Innovation, and Productivity 

Francesco Daveri and Maria Laura Parisi, ILR Review


The Experience-Earnings Profile: Productivity-Augmenting or Purely Contractual? Evidence from the UK

Moore, Newman & Turnbull, Journal of  Labor Research


Learning from Productivity Learning Curves

Robert Blancett, Research-Technology Management


Pay Increases & Productivity: The British Experience

Peter Ingram, Scottish Journal of Political Economy


Productivity, age, and labor composition changes in the U.S.

Ablonskli, Rosenblum & Kunze, Monthly Labor Review


Productivity and age: Evidence from work teams at the assembly line

Axel Börsch-Supan and Matthias Weiss, The Journal of the Economics of Ageing


The Value of CEO Mobility

Bragaw & Misangyi, Human Resource Management