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Title:Workplace training in Europe PDF Logo
Authors:Bassanini, Andrea
Booth, Alison L.
Brunello, Giorgio
de Paola, Maria
Leuven, Edwin
Issue Date:2005
Series/Report no.:IZA Discussion Papers 1640
Abstract: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.
Subjects:training
Europe
training policies
JEL:J24
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:IZA Discussion Papers, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA)

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