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dc.contributor.authorLechner, Michaelen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-01-12T15:55:24Z-
dc.date.available2010-01-12T15:55:24Z-
dc.date.issued1996en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/29474-
dc.description.abstractThis paper explores the potential of an approach suggested by Manski of obtaining nonparametric bounds for treatment effects in evaluation studies without knowledge of the participation process. The practical concern is the effects of continuous vocational training in East Germany. The empirical application is based on a large cross-section that covers about 0.6% of the total population in 1993. The results are rather mixed. The large width of the intervals obtained emphasise the fundamental problem of all evaluation studies without good knowledge of the relationship between potential outcomes and the participation process. However, in some cases suitable exclusion restrictions are indeed capable of bounding the treatment effects strictly away from zero.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aZentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW) |cMannheimen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aZEW Discussion Papers |x96-31en_US
dc.subject.jelC14en_US
dc.subject.jelC49en_US
dc.subject.jelJ24en_US
dc.subject.jelJ31en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordNonparametric estimation of treatment effectsen_US
dc.subject.keywordtraining evaluationen_US
dc.subject.keywordEast German labour marketsen_US
dc.subject.keywordMikrozensusen_US
dc.subject.stwBerufsbildungen_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftspolitische Wirkungsanalyseen_US
dc.subject.stwSchätztheorieen_US
dc.subject.stwBildungsertragen_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsmarkten_US
dc.subject.stwNeue Bundesländeren_US
dc.titleNonparametric bounds on employment and income effects of continuous vocational training in East Germanyen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn257807624en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:zewdip:9631-

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