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dc.contributor.authorOrtega, Danieles
dc.contributor.authorMata, Adrianaes
dc.date.accessioned2014-10-15T20:04:17Z
dc.date.available2014-10-15T20:04:17Z
dc.date.issued2013es
dc.identifier.citationOrtega, D., & Mata, A. (2013). Job training, selection and self discovery. CAF Working paper, 2013/07, Caracas: CAF. Retrieved from https://scioteca.caf.com/handle/123456789/252en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttps://scioteca.caf.com/handle/123456789/252
dc.description.tableofcontentsWe randomly assign 1250 unemployed men and women to be invited once or twice to a specific-skills training program offered by a large multinational firm as part of its social responsibility efforts. Individuals with the lowest opportunity cost self-select into attending the program, which implies that the ability distribution of those invited but not registered, from which we draw our second group of invitees, is truncated from below. The impact of the first invitation is to decrease labor market participation, whereas the second invitation increases participation. We suggest that the program helps participants learn their own type (through interactions with other students), which is relatively low on average for the first group and relatively high for the second. Firstinvite treatments declare themselves to be less prepared for the job market relative to controls whereas second-invites feel better prepared as a result of the program. Socialization and selection effects may be important for job training programs.EN
dc.language.isoenges
dc.publisherCAFes
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCAF Working paper, 2013/07es
dc.rightsCC-BY-NCes_ES
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/es_ES
dc.subjectTrabajo y protección sociales
dc.subjectEducaciónes
dc.subjectDesarrollo sociales
dc.subjectInvestigación socioeconómicaes
dc.titleJob training, selection and self discoveryes
dc.typeworkingPaperes
dc.publisher.cityCaracases


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