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The Incidence of On-the-Job Training. An Empirical Study Using Swedish Data

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  • Orrje, Helena

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    (Swedish Institute for Social Research, Stockholm University)

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    Using Swedish micro data, this paper examines the determinants of the incidence of, and the amount of, job-related training. The analysis is performed by estimating probit, count data and hurdle models with a set of explanatory variables chosen on a theoretical basis. The results show that the determinants of the probability of receiving training and the determinants of the amount of training are not the same.

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    Paper provided by Swedish Institute for Social Research in its series Working Paper Series with number 6/2000.

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    Length: 25 pages
    Date of creation: 07 Dec 2000
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    Handle: RePEc:hhs:sofiwp:2000_006

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    1. Melkersson, Maria, 1999. "Policy programmes only for a few? Participation in labour market programmes among Swedish disabled workers," Working Paper Series 1999:1, IFAU - Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy.
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