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Education and Training in a Knowledge-Based Economy
 
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Education and Training in a Knowledge-Based Economy
Edited by Hans Heijke and Joan Muysken
 
 
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22 Aug 2000
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The aim of this book is to examine the economic effects of education and training, as determined by a proper match between education and jobs or under- and overeducation, the choices made in education, the quality of schools, the general or the specific nature of the training taken, technology innovation and the obsolescence of knowledge.


Description

The aim of this book is to examine the economic effects of education and training, as determined by a proper match between education and jobs or under- and overeducation, the choices made in education, the quality of schools, the general or the specific nature of the training taken, technology innovation and the obsolescence of knowledge.


Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Notes on the Contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction: H.Heijke & J.Muysken
PART I: EDUCATION
On Returns to Education: Wandering Along the Hills of Oru Land; J.Hartog
A Stochastic Dynamic Programming Model of Education Choices in Sweden; C.Belzil & J.Hansen
The Choice of a Discipline at University: Risk versus Returns; D.Rochat & J.Demeulemeester
The Effects of School Quality on Pupil Outcomes: An Overview; P.Dolton & A Vignoles
On Trickling Chimneys and Other Unemployment Misery; A.van Zon, H.Meijers & J.Muysken
PART II: TRAINING
Mismatch Between Occupation and Education and the Costs and Benefits of Job-related Training; P.van Eijs & H.Heijke
Over/Undereducation and Specific Training in Spain: Complementary or Substitute Components of Human Capital?; P.Beneito, J.Ferri, M.L.Molto & E.Uriel
Vocational Training and the Poaching Externality: Evidence for France; L.Hocquet
Technological Change and Skill Obsolescence: The Case of German Apprenticeship Training; D.Blechinger & F.Pfeiffer
PART III: PERSPECTIVES
Technology, Globalisation and Employment: Analytical and Policy Challenges; L.Soete
Subject Index


Authors

HANS HEIJKE is Director of the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market at Maastrict University.

JOAN MUYSKEN is Chair of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Maastricht University.