Wie kann die durchschnittliche Ausbildungsquote in Deutschland korrekt gemessen werden?
This paper demonstrates that the share of apprentices exhibits a relatively strong seasonal pattern. This means that statistics on the share of apprentices such as those presented in official publications differ substantially from the actual yearly mean if they are measured on a date close to the minimum (end of July) or the maximum (around the turn of the year). In addition the deviation from the yearly mean differs between occupations at certain measurement dates because occupations have different apprenticeship durations. This paper proposes to calculate the yearly average on the basis of daily shares instead of certain measurement dates. It also argues to use daily accurate employment data from the German social security system.
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- Mohrenweiser, Jens & Zwick, Thomas, 2008.
"Why Do Firms Train Apprentices? The Net Cost Puzzle Reconsidered,"
ZEW Discussion Papers
08-019, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
- Mohrenweiser, Jens & Zwick, Thomas, 2009. "Why do firms train apprentices? The net cost puzzle reconsidered," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 16(6), pages 631-637, December.
- Jens Mohrenweiser & Thomas Zwick, 2008. "Why do Firms Train Apprentices? The Net Cost Puzzle Reconsidered," Economics of Education Working Paper Series 0016, University of Zurich, Institute for Strategy and Business Economics (ISU), revised Oct 2008.
- Christian Dustmann & Uta Schönberg, 2009.
"Training and Union Wages,"
The Review of Economics and Statistics,
MIT Press, vol. 91(2), pages 363-376, May.
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