Partisan power , economic coordination and variations in vocational training systems in Europe

  title={Partisan power , economic coordination and variations in vocational training systems in Europe},
  author={Marius R Busemeyer and Raphaela Schlicht-Schmalzle},
  • Marius R Busemeyer, Raphaela Schlicht-Schmalzle
  • Published 2014
This article explores the variation of vocational education and training systems in Eu ropean countries. From a survey of experts in I 5 European countries, we develop a typology along two dimensions: employer involvement and public commitment. In a second step, we explain the variety of skill formation systems, highlighting the importance of partisan power and economic coordination. The causal argument is applied in three illustrative case studies of Germany, Sweden and the UK. In particular… CONTINUE READING

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