Costs and Benefits of Apprenticeship Training. A Comparison of Germany and Switzerland

@inproceedings{Dionisius2009CostsAB,
  title={Costs and Benefits of Apprenticeship Training. A Comparison of Germany and Switzerland},
  author={Regina Dionisius and Samuel Muehlemann and Harald Pfeifer and G{\"u}nter Walden and Felix Wenzelmann and Stefan Wolter},
  year={2009}
}
For the first time it has been made possible to merge a German and a Swiss firm-level data set that include detailed information about costs and benefits of apprenticeship training. Previous analyses based only on aggregate data showed that the net costs of training apprentices are substantial in Germany, whereas apprenticeship training is on average profitable during the training period for firms in Switzerland, even though the two training systems are rather similar. This paper analyzes the… CONTINUE READING

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