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Weiterbildungsbeteiligung ausgewählter Personengruppen

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  • Ute Leber
  • Iris Möller

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Using data from the Microzensus 2004 we investigate differences in participation rates of different groups of employees - men and women, old and young, native Germans and foreigners in further training. The analysis shows that German and young employees participate more often in further training, while gender differences are muted. Some of the determinants of vocations training participation are relevant for the whole sample while others apply to specific subgroups. In the latter context female participation is determined by family circumstances such as number of children; these are not important for men. Further school level is an important determinant in the case of younger but not older employees. Differences in characteristics account for only part of the observed differences in further training. Besides this explained part of differences in further training the unexplained part is a relevant factor, too. These latter factors emphasise barriers concerning the participation of different subgroups of employees and of establishments financing further training.

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  • Ute Leber & Iris Möller, 2008. "Weiterbildungsbeteiligung ausgewählter Personengruppen," Schmollers Jahrbuch : Journal of Applied Social Science Studies / Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, vol. 128(3), pages 405-429.
  • Handle: RePEc:aeq:aeqsjb:v128_y2008_i3_q3_p405-429
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    1. Achatz, Juliane & Trappmann, Mark, 2011. "Arbeitsmarktvermittelte Abgänge aus der Grundsicherung : der Einfluss von personen- und haushaltsgebundenen Barrieren," IAB Discussion Paper 201102, Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany].
    2. repec:iab:iabdpa:201804 is not listed on IDEAS
    3. C. Osiander & M. Dietz, 2016. "Determinanten der Weiterbildungsbereitschaft: Ergebnisse eines faktoriellen Surveys unter Arbeitslosen
      [What determines the motivation for further training? Results from a factorial survey among jo
      ," Journal for Labour Market Research, Springer;Institute for Employment Research/ Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), vol. 49(1), pages 59-76, July.

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    JEL classification:

    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
    • J71 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Discrimination - - - Hiring and Firing

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