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Determinanten der Weiterbildungsbereitschaft gering qualifizierter Arbeitsloser

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  • Osiander, Christopher

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    (Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany])

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    "Publicly sponsored vocational training programs are important measures of active labor market policies in Germany. A crucial factor for their success is that unemployed are willing to participate in further training. This paper deals with individual determinants of willingness to participate, focusing an low-skilled unemployed, i.e. persons without any training qualification. To this end, survey data are combined with administrative data. The empirical results suggest that persons who are less risk averse show a significantly higher preparedness to participate. The same is true for migrants. Furthermore, previous participation in vocational training programs increases the willingness to participate again. In contrast, previous receipt of meanstested or insurance benefits during several spells of unemployment reduces the participation motivation." (Author's abstract, IAB-Doku) ((en))

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    Paper provided by Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany] in its series IAB Discussion Paper with number 201229.

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    Length: 32 pages
    Date of creation: 13 Dec 2012
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    Publication status: published in: Zeitschrift für Sozialreform, (2013), p. 493-513
    Handle: RePEc:iab:iabdpa:201229

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    Keywords: Niedrigqualifizierte; Weiterbildungsbereitschaft - Determinanten; Arbeitslosigkeitsdauer; Weiterbildungsbeteiligung; Persönlichkeitsmerkmale; Migrationshintergrund; Ausländer; Arbeitslosengeld II-Empfänger; Integrierte Erwerbsbiografien;

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