Accession Number:

ADB123050

Title:

Learning Curves, Personal Characteristics, and Job Performance

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

CENTER FOR NAVAL ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA NAVY-MARINE CORPS PLANNING AND MANPOWER DIV

Report Date:

1988-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

Abstract:

This research contribution uses data on the productivity of Naval Reserve recruiters to estimate the effects of on the job learning, experience, and individual characteristics of job performance. The econometric approach begins with the Poisson distribution whose mean is assumed to be a function of explanatory variables. Generalizations are specified to control for individual heterogeneity as well as over-dispersion.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Statistics and Probability

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE