Education and Training in a Knowledge-Based Economy

ISBN-10: 0333919890
ISBN-13: 9780333919897
Edition: 2000
Description: This is a study of the economic effects of education and training, as determined by a proper match between education and jobs, the choices made in education, the quality of schools, technology innovation and the obsolescence of knowledge.
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List Price: $209.00
Copyright Year: 2000
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication Date: 8/22/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 305
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.50" long
Weight: 1.254

This is a study of the economic effects of education and training, as determined by a proper match between education and jobs, the choices made in education, the quality of schools, technology innovation and the obsolescence of knowledge.

List of Figures
List of Tables
Notes on the Contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Education
On Returns to Education: Wandering along the Hills of Oru Land
A Stochastic Dynamic Programming Model of Education Choices in Sweden
The Choice of a Discipline at University: Risk versus Returns
The Effects of School Quality on Pupil Outcomes: an Overview
On Trickling Chimneys and Other Unemployment Misery
Training
Mismatch between Occupation and Education and the Costs and Benefits of Job-related Training
Over/Undereducation and Specific Training in Spain: Complementary or Substitute Components of Human Capital?
Vocational Training and the Poaching Externality: Evidence for France
Technological Change and Skill Obsolescence: the Case of German Apprenticeship Training
Perspectives
Technology, Globalisation and Employment: Analytical and Policy Challenges
Subject Index

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