It takes three to tango in employment: matching vocational education organisations, students and companies in the labour market


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Author: Maliranta, Mika; Nurmi, Satu; Virtanen, Hanna

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Switzerland. Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology. Swiss Leading House on Economics of Education, Firm Behavior and Training Policies


We examine the determinants of labour market status after the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) by use of unique linked register data on students, their parents, teachers, educational organisations and business companies in Finland. We distinguish between four outcomes: (1) employment; (2) further studies; (3) non-employment; and (4) drop-out. The explanatory factors are classified into the characteristics of three main groups: (1) educational organisations and their institutions; (2) students; and(3) local business conditions. Teaching expenditures do not matter...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Teaching and learning; Research; Students; Economics; Labour market; Statistics

Keywords: Data analysis

Geographic subjects: Europe; Finland

Published: Zurich, Switzerland: OPET, 2008

Physical description: 40 p.

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Resource type: Government report or paper

Document number: TD/TNC 99.423

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