Data from: The Impact of Job Training on Temporary Worker Performance: Field Experimental Evidence from Insurance Sales Agents
About this Collectionhis collection includes the data and script used to generate the analysis presented in "The Impact of Job Training on Temporary Worker Performance: Field Experimental Evidence from Insurance Sales Agents" published in the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy. The analysis reports the results of a field experiment run among sales agents contracted to sell index-based livestock insurance over a two month period in Kenya. The field experiment randomized access to mobile-phone based job training, and incentives for investing in this training. The findings show that providing access to training significantly increases firm revenue, primarily due to performance increases among higher ability workers. The findings from the study are consistent with temporary workers willingness to invest in job training when the job-specific returns from doing so are sufficiently high.
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