Firm-related training tracks: A random effects ordered probit model

Wim Groot*, Henriëtte Maassen van den Brink

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A random effects ordered response model of training is estimated to analyze the existence of training tracks and time varying coefficients in training frequency. Two waves of a Dutch panel survey of workers are used covering the period 1992-1996. The amount of training received by workers increased during the period 1994-1996 compared to 1992-1994. Evidence is found for the existence of training tracks in the amount of training courses taken. It is further found that the effects of individual characteristics such as education, age and gender on training should be treated as individual varying coefficients. ?? 2003 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)581-589
Number of pages9
JournalEconomics of Education Review
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2003


  • Firm-related training
  • Random effects

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