The Role of Career Aspirations and Financial Constraints in Individual Access to Vocational Training
AbstractThe incidence of vocational training is influenced by characteristics of workers and firms. The authors investigate the determinants of both employer-arranged training and individually organized training. The data relate to training spells experienced by 2,000 British workers in 1984-87, when the propensity to train was rising rapidly. Both recent training and future expected training are related to a wide range of personal and job characteristics, including attitudes and incomes. Low income is associated with the failure to undertake training, suggestive of market failure in selection. However, training incidence is higher for those with positive career aspirations, which reflects an efficient selection rule. Copyright 1994 by Royal Economic Society.
Download InfoTo our knowledge, this item is not available for download. To find whether it is available, there are three options:
1. Check below under "Related research" whether another version of this item is available online.
2. Check on the provider's web page whether it is in fact available.
3. Perform a search for a similarly titled item that would be available.
Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Oxford, Department of Economics in its series Economics Series Working Papers with number 99136.
Length: 25 pages
Date of creation: 1992
Date of revision:
training ; employment ; economic models;
Other versions of this item:
- Greenhalgh, Christine & Mavrotas, George, 1994. "The Role of Career Aspirations and Financial Constraints in Individual Access to Vocational Training," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 46(4), pages 579-604, October.
You can help add them by filling out this form.
CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
- Booth, Alison L. & Francesconi, Marco & Zoega, Gylfi, 2003.
"Unions, Work-Related Training, and Wages: Evidence for British Men,"
IZA Discussion Papers
737, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
- Alison L. Booth & Marco Francesconi & Gylfi Zoega, 2003. "Unions, work-related training, and wages: Evidence for British men," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 57(1), pages 68-91, October.
- Simone Tuor & Uschi Backes-Gellner, 2009. "Time - Even More Costly Than Money: Training Costs of Workers and Firms," Economics of Education Working Paper Series, University of Zurich, Institute for Strategy and Business Economics (ISU) 0046, University of Zurich, Institute for Strategy and Business Economics (ISU).
- repec:iab:iabzaf:v:40:i:4:p:361-381 is not listed on IDEAS
- Michael Gerfin & Robert E. Leu & Reto Nyffeler, 2003. "Berufliche Weiterbildung in der Schweiz," Diskussionsschriften, Universitaet Bern, Departement Volkswirtschaft dp0318, Universitaet Bern, Departement Volkswirtschaft.
- Addison, John T. & Belfield, Clive R., 2008.
"Unions, Training, and Firm Performance,"
IZA Discussion Papers
3294, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
- Addison, John T. & Belfield, Clive R., 2007. "Unions, training and firm performance," Zeitschrift fÃ¼r ArbeitsmarktForschung - Journal for Labour Market Research, Institut fÃ¼r Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), NÃ¼rnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany], vol. 40(4), pages 361-381.
- Giorgio Brunello & Maria De Paola, 2004. "Market Failures and the Under-Provision of Training," CESifo Working Paper Series 1286, CESifo Group Munich.
- Bauer, Thomas K. & Haisken-DeNew, John P., 2001.
"Employer learning and the returns to schooling,"
Elsevier, vol. 8(2), pages 161-180, May.
- Bauer, Thomas & Haisken-DeNew, John P, 2000. "Employer Learning And The Returns To Schooling," CEPR Discussion Papers 2445, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
- Bauer, Thomas K. & Haisken-DeNew, John P., 2000. "Employer Learning and the Returns to Schooling," IZA Discussion Papers 146, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
- F. Green & Stephen Machin & D. Wilkinson, 1996.
"Trade unions and training practices in British workplaces,"
LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library
20684, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
- Francis Green & Stephen Machin & David Wilkinson, 1999. "Trade unions and training practices in British workplaces," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 52(2), pages 179-195, January.
- F Green & Stephen Machin & D Wilkinson, 1996. "Trade Unions and Training Practices in British Workplaces," CEP Discussion Papers dp0278, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
- Elizabeth Webster & Kelly Jarvis, 2003. "The Occupational Career Paths of Australian Tradesmen," Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series wp2003n14, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne.
- Steven McIntosh, 1999.
"A Cross-Country Comparison of the Determinants of Vocational Training,"
CEP Discussion Papers
dp0432, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
- Steven McIntosh, 1999. "A cross-country comparison of the determinants of vocational training," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library 20213, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
- Groot, Wim & van den Brink, Henriette Maassen, 2003. "Firm-related training tracks: a random effects ordered probit model," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 22(6), pages 581-589, December.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Caroline Wise).
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.