Do Government Sponsored Vocational Training Programs Help the Unemployed Find Jobs? Evidence from Russia
AbstractThe study estimates the employment effect of vocational training programs for the unemployed in urban Russia. The results of propensity score matching indicate that training programs had a non-negative overall effect on the program participants relative to non-participants.
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Date of creation: May 2005
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Unemployment; transition economies; active labour market programs; evaluation; propensity score;
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