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Workplace training in Europe

Listed author(s):
  • Andrea Bassanini

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    (CEPN - Centre d'Economie de l'Université Paris Nord (ancienne affiliation) - Université Paris 13 - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

  • Alison Booth
  • Giorgio Brunello
  • Maria De Paola
  • Edwin Leuven

    (CREST - Centre de Recherche en Économie et Statistique - INSEE - ENSAE ParisTech - École Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Administration Économique)

This paper reviews the existing evidence on workplace training in Europe in different data sources - the CVTS, OECD data and the European Community Household Panel. We outline the differences in training incidence and relate these differences to the private costs and benefits of training, and to institutional factors such as unions, employment protection and product market competition. We ask whether there is a case for under-provision of training in Europe and examine alternative policies aiming both at raising training incidence and at reducing inequalities in the provision of skills.

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Date of creation: 2006
Publication status: Published in G.Brunello, P.Garibaldi and E.Wasmer. Education and Training in Europe, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, à paraître, 2006
Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:halshs-00120601
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