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Certification, Completion, and the Wages of Canadian Registered Apprentices

  • Mueller, Richard
  • Laporte, Christine

This study uses the 2007 National Apprenticeship Survey (NAS) to compare hourly wage differences observed between apprentices who complete their programs and apprentices who discontinue their programs. The primary objective is to estimate the magnitude of the wage difference between these groups while taking into account a broad range of characteristics. Furthermore, wage comparisons are refined further by disaggregating apprentices into four mutually exclusive groups, defined on the basis of program completion and certification.

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Paper provided by Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies Branch in its series Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series with number 2012345e.

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Date of creation: 03 Oct 2012
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Handle: RePEc:stc:stcp3e:2012345e
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