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Firm-specific Training: Consequences for Job Mobility

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This paper analyzes the impact of formal training on worker mobility. Using data from the Swiss Labor Force Survey, we find that on-the-job search activities and, to a smaller extent, actual job separations are significantly affected by both employer-provided and general training. Moreover, while the separation probability of searching workers is strongly affected by previous firmprovided training, no such effect shows up for non-searchers. This is consistent with the hypothesis that workers bear most of the cost of specific training.

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Rudolf Winter-Ebmer, Josef Zweim├╝ller

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eng

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http://hdl.handle.net/10419/20978

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