Long-run effects of public sector sponsored training in West Germany

"We estimate the short-, medium-, and long-term effects of different types of government-sponsored training in West Germany using particularly rich data that allows us to control for selectivity by matching methods and to measure interesting outcome variables over eight years after a program�...

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Volume: 9
Main Author: Lechner, Michael
Miquel, Ruth
Wunsch, Conny
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Malden, USA Blackwell Publishing Inc 2011
published in: Journal of the European Economic Association Vol. 9; no. 4; pp. 742 - 784
ORCID: 0000-0003-0483-5219
Data of publication: 2011
ISSN: 1542-4766
EISSN: 1542-4774
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: The editor in charge of this paper was Orazio Attanasio
Michael Lechner is affiliated with ZEW, Mannheim, CEPR, London, IZA, Bonn, and IAB, Nuremberg. Financial support by the Institut für Arbeitsmarkt‐ und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nuremberg, Germany (project 6–531A) is gratefully acknowledged. Conny Wunsch is also grateful for financial support from the IAB (thesis grant). The data originated from a joint effort with Stefan Bender, Annette Bergemann, Bernd Fitzenberger, and Stefan Speckesser to make various German administrative data bases usable for econometric research. The paper has been presented at the SOLE/EALE world congress in San Francisco, the Econometric Society world congress in London, the IAB in Nuremberg, the ZEW in Mannheim, and the PPI in Melbourne as well as in seminars at the Universities of Frankfurt, Queens (Kingston), Seville, St. Gallen, and Zürich. We thank Stefan Bender, Bernd Fitzenberger, Joseph Hotz, and Barbara Sianesi—as well as the editor, Orazio Attanasio, and four anonymous referees of this journal for helpful comments on previous drafts of the paper; we also thank congress and seminar participants for fruitful discussions. The usual disclaimer applies.
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