This case analyses two newly established broadacre agriculture enterprises owned by an Egyptian industrialist in the Republic of Georgia. While techni...Read more
Energy & Enviroment
On Thursday, April 16th, Muhammad Asali, ISET’s resident faculty member, presented his paper, named “Compulsory Military Service and Future Earnings: Evidence from a Quasi Experiment” to the ISET community.
Military service can have either positive, negative or no effect on future earnings of the former military servants. On the one hand, military service keeps people out of the labor market and therefore, harms their labor market skills, resulting in lower wages afterwards.
On the other hand, it might help acquire some new skills (e.g. discipline) which are needed in the labor market and therefore, benefit the former military servants in terms of earnings. There is little consensus in the literature about this relationship.