Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/34189
Authors: 
Lechner, Michael
Wunsch, Conny
Year of Publication: 
2006
Series/Report no.: 
IZA Discussion Papers 2355
Abstract: 
We estimate short, medium, and long-run individual labor market effects of training programs for unemployed by following program participation on a monthly basis over a ten-year period. Since analyzing the effectiveness of training over such a long period is impossible with experimental data, we use an administrative database compiled for evaluating German training programs. Based on matching estimation adapted to the various issues that arise in this particular context, we find a clear positive relation between the effectiveness of the programs and the unemployment rate over time.
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