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Journal Article

Skills and occupational attainment: a comparative study of Germany, Denmark and the UK

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Publication date

2008

Abstract

This article investigates the impact of vocational education and training on labour market outcomes in Germany, Denmark, and the UK. Using the European Community Household Panel the article analyses how workers with vocational training fare in comparison to both their untrained counterparts and those with higher levels of general education. Three outcomes are examined: wages, the odds of being in a lower-skilled job, and the odds of being in professional employment. The results show that returns to vocational training differ markedly across the three countries studied.

Published in

Work, Employment and Society

Volume

22 (1):89-108

DOI

http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0950017007087418

Subjects

Education and Labour Economics

Links

http://serlib0.essex.ac.uk/search/s?SEARCH=work%2C+employment+and+society&sortdropdown=-&searchscope=5

Notes

serial sequence - indexed article

#511027


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