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Qualitative Efficiency Assessment of Markets: An Institutional Approach to Training

  • Mark Schonewille

    (University of Nijmegen)

We investigate the effect of institutions on efficiency of training markets. After setting up a theoretical institutional framework that shows how institutions affect efficiency, we apply this framework to the real world. An empirical analysis of institutions affecting training markets will enable us to determine the institutional efficiency of these markets, under the assumption that a positive relationship exists between efficiency and productivity. Finally, we compare institutional efficiency scores of national training markets to other measures of productivity and ask whether a particular set of institutions maximises efficiency.

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Length: 33 pages
Date of creation: 31 May 2004
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Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwphe:0405006
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  1. Ann P. Bartel, 1991. "Productivity Gains From the Implementation of Employee Training Programs," NBER Working Papers 3893, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. J.A. Bikker, 2001. "Efficiency and cost differences across countries in a unified European banking market," Research Series Supervision (discontinued) 34, Netherlands Central Bank, Directorate Supervision.
  3. Acemoglu, Daron & Pischke, Jorn-Steffen, 1999. "Beyond Becker: Training in Imperfect Labour Markets," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 109(453), pages F112-42, February.
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