Labor-Market Attachment and Training Participation
AbstractThis paper examines how expected attachment to the labor market and expected tenure at a specific firm affect training participation. The results, based on cross-sectional data from Japan, indicate that expected attachment to the labor market affects participation in both employer- and worker-initiated training, while expected tenure at a specific firm mainly explains participation in employer-initiated training. These two attachment indices explain almost half of the gender gap in training participation. Employers in a less competitive labor market are more likely to offer employer-initiated training to their workers.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Center for Intergenerational Studies, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University in its series PIE/CIS Discussion Paper with number 479.
Length: 34 p.
Date of creation: Jul 2010
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Other versions of this item:
- Toshie Ikenaga & Daiji Kawaguchi, 2013. "Labour-Market Attachment And Training Participation," The Japanese Economic Review, Japanese Economic Association, vol. 64(1), pages 73-97, 03.
- Ikenaga, Toshie & Kawaguchi, Daiji, 2010. "Labor-Market Attachment and Training Participation," IZA Discussion Papers 5081, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
- J16 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination
- J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
- J61 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers
- J63 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Turnover; Vacancies; Layoffs
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2010-09-11 (All new papers)
- NEP-HRM-2010-09-11 (Human Capital & Human Resource Management)
- NEP-LAB-2010-09-11 (Labour Economics)
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