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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Econometrics.

    Volume (Year): 121 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 1-2 ()
    Pages: 213-241

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:econom:v:121:y:2004:i:1-2:p:213-241

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    1. Daron Acemoglu & Jorn-Steffen Pischke, 1996. "Why Do Firms Train? Theory and Evidence," NBER Working Papers 5605, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Jaeger, David A. & Stevens, Ann Huff, 1999. "Is Job Stability in the United States Falling?," IZA Discussion Papers 35, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
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    1. Lerman, Robert I., 2013. "Skill Development in Middle Level Occupations: The Role of Apprenticeship Training," IZA Policy Papers 61, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    2. Björn Frank, 2003. "Location Decisions in a Changing Labour Market Environment," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 380, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
    3. Gicheva, Dora, 2012. "Worker mobility, employer-provided general training, and the choice of graduate education," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 19(2), pages 232-240.
    4. Sevilir, Merih, 2010. "Human capital investment, new firm creation and venture capital," Journal of Financial Intermediation, Elsevier, vol. 19(4), pages 483-508, October.
    5. Nathan Berg & Todd Gabel, 2013. "Effects of New Welfare Reform Strategies on Welfare Participation: Microdata Estimates from Canada," Working Papers 1304, University of Otago, Department of Economics, revised Feb 2013.
    6. Blatter, Marc & Mühlemann, Samuel & Schenker, Samuel & Wolter, Stefan C., 2012. "Hiring Costs of Skilled Workers and the Supply of Firm-Provided Training," IZA Discussion Papers 6344, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    7. Colleen N. Flaherty, 2007. "The Effect of Tuition Reimbursement on Turnover: A Case Study Analysis," NBER Working Papers 12975, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    8. Muehlemann, Samuel & Pfeifer, Harald & Walden, Günter & Wenzelmann, Felix & Wolter, Stefan C., 2010. "The financing of apprenticeship training in the light of labor market regulations," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 17(5), pages 799-809, October.
    9. Colleen Flaherty Manchester, 2008. "The Effect of Tuition Reimbursement on Turnover: A Case Study Analysis," NBER Chapters, in: The Analysis of Firms and Employees: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches, pages 197-228 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    10. Colleen Flaherty Manchester, 2010. "Investment in General Human Capital and Turnover Intention," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 100(2), pages 209-13, May.
    11. Colleen Flaherty, 2007. "The Effect of EmployerProvided General Training on Turnover: Examination of Tuition Reimbursement Programs," Discussion Papers 06-025, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.

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