The projects in this research area investigate how firms’ apprenticeship places are affected by different types of economic shocks, such as globalization, opening borders, or COVID-crisis shocks.
How Middle-Skilled Workers Adjust to Immigration: The Role of Occupational Skill Specificity. Swiss Leading House "Economics of Education" Working Paper No. 193, 2021. By Damiano Pregaldini and Uschi Backes-Gellner.
"Too shocked to search." The COVID-19 shutdowns' impact on the search for apprenticeships. Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics, 157(2021)6. By Daniel Goller and Stefan C. Wolter. LH Working Paper No. 182.