Estimating the Effect of Training on Unemployment Duration in West Germany - A Discrete Hazard-Rate Model with Instrumental Variables

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Hujer, Reinhard; Maurer, Kai-Oliver; Wellner, Marc;
(2005)
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    • jel: jel:J20 | jel:J64 | jel:C41
      ddc: ddc:330

We estimate a semiparametric single-risk discrete-time duration model to assess the effect of vocational training on the duration of unemployment spells. The data basis used in this study is the German Socio-Economic-Panel (GSOEP) for West Germany for the period from 19... View more
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