The quality of apprenticeship training

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This paper examines the relationship between a firm’s training motives and the quality of apprenticeship training. Data on training quality and training motives are obtained by interviewing former apprentices. The paper employs a novel measure for training quality based on subjective survey data on the firm’s training effort. It is found that firms that train apprentices because of a future need for qualified workers provide better quality training than firms that do not have future benefits from training.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)329-344
JournalEducation Economics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2006


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