Occupational propensity for training in a late industrial society: evidence from Russia

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Author: Anikin, Vasiliy A.


What factors best explain the low incidence of skills training in a late industrial society like Russia? This research undertakes a multilevel analysis of the role of occupational structure in the probability of training. The explanatory power of occupation-specific determinants and skills polarization are evaluated, using a representative 2012 sample from the Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey. Applying a two-level Bayesian logistic regression model, we show that the incidence of training in Russia is significantly contextualized within the structure of occupations and the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Labour market; Employment

Keywords: Training participation rate; Formal training; Training employment relationship; Occupational structure; Employment status

Geographic subjects: Europe; Russia

Published: Oxford, England: John Wiley and Sons, 2017

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Journal volume: 21

Journal number: 4

Journal date: December 2017

Pages: pp. 248-284

ISSN: 1360-3736, 1468-2419 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 130.559

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