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The Impact of Product Market Competition on Employers’ Training Investments. Evidence from German Establishment Panel Data

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  • Katja Görlitz & Joel Stiebale, 2011. "The Impact of Product Market Competition on Employers’ Training Investments. Evidence from German Establishment Panel Data," De Economist, Springer, vol. 159(1), pages 1-23, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:decono:v:159:y:2011:i:1:p:1-23
    DOI: 10.1007/s10645-010-9155-0
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    Training; Human capital; Product market competition; J24; D43; C23;
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    JEL classification:

    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
    • D43 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection
    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models

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