Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 05-115
Article in Applied Economics Letters, 14(1-3) (January-February 2007): 5-10
The study estimates the employment effect of vocational training programs for the unemployed in urban Russia. The results of propensity score matching indicate that training programs had a non-negative overall effect on the program participants relative to non-participants.
INTERNATIONAL ISSUES; International labor comparisons; Transition economies; WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT; Labor exchange; Public training programs
Nivorozhkin, Anton, and Eugenity Nivorozhkin. 2005. "Do Government Sponsored Vocational Training Programs Help the Unemployed Find Jobs? Evidence from Russia." Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 05-115. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. http://dx.doi.org/10.17848/wp05-115