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dc.contributor.authorBöckerman, Petrien_US
dc.contributor.authorHämäläinen, Ullaen_US
dc.contributor.authorUusitalo, Roopeen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-03-06en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T11:58:22Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T11:58:22Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:101:1-20090304706en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/35782-
dc.description.abstractThis paper evaluates the labour market effects of the introduction of the polytechnic education system in Finland. The polytechnic reform gradually transformed former vocational colleges into polytechnics. Since the timing of the reform differed across schools, we can compare the performance of polytechnic graduates to the performance of vocational college graduates controlling for both the year and the school effects. The results are somewhat sensitive to how the selectivity issues are treated but generally suggest that both the earnings and the employment levels of post-reform graduates are higher in the field of business and administration. The effects are much smaller and usually insignificant in other fields.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA discussion papers |x4013en_US
dc.subject.jelI21en_US
dc.subject.jelI23en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordVocational educationen_US
dc.subject.keywordpolytechnic educationen_US
dc.subject.keywordschool reformen_US
dc.subject.keywordreturn to educationen_US
dc.subject.stwFachhochschuleen_US
dc.subject.stwBerufsausbildungen_US
dc.subject.stwBildungsreformen_US
dc.subject.stwWirkungsanalyseen_US
dc.subject.stwBildungsertragen_US
dc.subject.stwBeschäftigungseffekten_US
dc.subject.stwFinnlanden_US
dc.titleLabour market effects of the polytechnic education reform: the Finnish experienceen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn593241185en_US
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