The effect of vocational employment training on the individual transition rate from unemployment to work

@inproceedings{Richardson2002TheEO,
  title={The effect of vocational employment training on the individual transition rate from unemployment to work},
  author={Katarina Richardson and Gerard J. van den Berg},
  year={2002}
}
The vocational employment-training program is the most ambitious and expensive amongst the active labor market policy programs for the unemployed in Sweden. We analyze its effect on the individual transition rate from unemployment to employment using a unique set of administrative data and a novel empirical approach exploiting variations in the timing of training and exit to work. The approach involves estimating duration models, and it allows us to quantify the individual effect of training in… CONTINUE READING

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