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Does doing an apprenticeship pay off?

Alternative title:
Evidence from Ghana
Abstract:

In Ghana there is a highly developed apprenticeship system where young men and women undertake sector-specific private training, which yields skills used primarily in the informal sector. In this paper we use a 2006 urban based household survey with detailed questions on the background, training and earnings of workers in both wage and self-employment to ask whether apprenticeship pays off. We show that apprenticeship is by far the most important institution providing training and is undertak...

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Not peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Sub department:
CSAE
Research group:
Global Poverty Research Group
Oxford college:
Christ Church
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Sub department:
CSAE
Research group:
Global Poverty Research Group
Oxford college:
Keble College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Sub department:
CSAE
Research group:
"Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC)", "Department for International Development (DfID)"
Oxford college:
St John's College
Role:
Author
Series:
CSAE working paper series
Place of publication:
http://www.csae.ox.ac.uk/workingpapers/main-wps.html
Publication date:
2008-01-01
Language:
English
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Local pid:
ora:2581
Deposit date:
2009-02-10

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