The Journal Evidence-based HRM: a Global Forum for Empirical Scholarship has published a new special issue on "Personnel economics and vocational education and training", edited by Samuel Muehlemann and Stefan C. Wolter.
The articles shed light on important questions, such as:
- what types of skills should better be provided at the workplace rather than at (vocational) school,
- how pre-school competencies are associated with the productivity of trainees at the workplace,
- how the wage returns to training differ by vocational compared to an academic education,
- whether there are spill-over effects from different types of education at the workplace,
- and how we can make use of existing research on the return on investment to apprenticeship training in a country with a traditional apprenticeship system to help implement a dual VET system in a country that previously relied on school-based education.
Access to the articles is free until April 8th, 2017.
List of articles:
by Thomas Bolli and Ursula Renold