International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 4, Part D (2017)
Impact of age and experience on wage and productivity: An experience from handloom weavers
Konita Basumatary and Dr. Keshab Basumatary
There is a close relationship between ageing, experience, wage and productivity. In this paper analyses has been done to study the impact of age and experience on wage and productivity of weavers in Handloom sector of Bodoland Territorial Area Districts, Assam. The paper also determines the impact of different age-group and experience-group on wage and productivity. The weavers are groups according to their age. Three age group are between’ (15-25), (26 - 35) and above 35 year of age. The productivity and wages of the weavers are found to decline with increase in age. Weavers are also grouped on the basis of experience between (up to 5 years experience), 6 to 10 and above 10 years of experience. Experience of the weavers is found to be significant at 1 percent level but as experience increases both wage and productivity decline.
How to cite this article:
Konita Basumatary and Dr. Keshab Basumatary. Impact of age and experience on wage and productivity: An experience from handloom weavers. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(4): 241-245.