Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/65346
Authors: 
Korpi, Tomas
Mertens, Antje
Year of Publication: 
2002
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Discussion Papers, Interdisciplinary Research Project 373: Quantification and Simulation of Economic Processes 2002,19
Abstract: 
The impact of general and specific training on income and mobility is an important issue for the discussion around human capital as well as the design of educational systems. Using data from two retrospective life-history surveys this paper examines the impact of more general school-based vocational training (Sweden) and more specific apprenticeship training (Germany) on inter-firm, inter-occupational, and inter-industrial mobility. The results show that workers with a school-based vocational degree move more frequently between occupations, while no difference in firm and industrial mobility can be discerned.
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Working Paper

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