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Is There Scope for Policy?

Giorgia Brunello, Pietro Garibaldi, and Etienne Wasmer

in Education and Training in Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199210978
eISBN:
9780191705786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210978.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses how design of training policies is strongly related to the type of market failures conducive to under-provision. The empirical evidence on the relevance of efficiency and ... More


Stylized Facts about Workplace Training

Giorgia Brunello, Pietro Garibaldi, and Etienne Wasmer

in Education and Training in Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199210978
eISBN:
9780191705786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210978.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter documents stylized facts about the distribution of workplace training in Europe (and, when possible, OECD countries) by looking at the most recent cross-comparable datasets available. In ... More


The Costs and Benefits of Workplace Training

Georgia Brunello, Pietro Garibaldi, and Etienne Wasmer

in Education and Training in Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199210978
eISBN:
9780191705786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210978.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Efficient provision requires that the marginal private and social benefits of training be equal to marginal private and social costs. Employers in imperfectly competitive labour markets are willing ... More


An Overview of the Theoretical Framework

Giorgia Brunello, Pietro Garibaldi, and Etienne Wasmer

in Education and Training in Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199210978
eISBN:
9780191705786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210978.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Investments in human capital are central factors in economic performance and growth. When tastes and technologies are changing rapidly, human capital investments are important for maintaining high ... More


Introduction

Andrea Bassanini, Alison Booth, Giorgio Brunello, Giorgio Brunello, Maria De Paola, and Edwin Leuven

in Education and Training in Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199210978
eISBN:
9780191705786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210978.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This introduction to the second part of the book examines workplace training in Europe in a comparative perspective. Compared to training in general, workplace training is received while in ... More


Training and Labour Market Institutions

Giorgia Brunello, Pietro Garibaldi, and Etienne Wasmer

in Education and Training in Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199210978
eISBN:
9780191705786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210978.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Institutional factors affecting the labour and the product market differ significantly in European countries. Product market competition, for instance, is recognized to be stronger in Anglo-Saxon ... More


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