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161: Heterogeneous Regional Innovation Spillovers of Universities of Applied Sciences Downloads
Tobias Schlegel, Curdin Pfister, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner
160: Horizontal Mismatch and Vocational Education Downloads
Jürg Schweri, Annina Eymann and Manuel Aepli
159: Different Types of IT Skills in Occupational Training Curricula and Labor Market Outcomes Downloads
Fabienne Kiener, Ann-Sophie Gnehm, Simon Clematide and Uschi Backes-Gellner
158: The value of specific skills in a globalized world - Evidence from international trade shocks Downloads
Christian Eggenberger, Simon Janssen and Uschi Backes-Gellner
157: Local Norms Describing the Role of the State and the Private Provision of Training Downloads
Andreas Kuhn, Jürg Schweri and Stefan Wolter
156: Populist Manipulation or Personal Beliefs? A Study of the Divergent Perceptions of the Social Order in Switzerland Downloads
Aurelien Abrassart and Stefan Wolter
155: Training in the Great Recession - Evidence from an Individual Perspective Downloads
Daniel Dietz and Thomas Zwick
154: Rising tide effect or crowding out - does tertiary education expansion lift the tasks of workers without tertiary degree? Downloads
Tobias Schultheiss, Curdin Pfister and Uschi Backes-Gellner
153: Wages and employment: The role of occupational skills Downloads
Esther Mirjam Girsberger, Miriam Rinawi and Matthias Krapf
152: Students' Selection and Heterogeneous Effects of Classroom Gender Composition: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Switzerland Downloads
Damiano Pregaldini, Uschi Backes-Gellner and Gerald Eisenkopf
151: The Strength of Gender Norms and Gender-Stereotypical Occupational Aspirations Among Adolescents Downloads
Andreas Kuhn and Stefan Wolter
150: Modernization of Vocational Training Curricula and Technology Adoption in Firms: A Descriptive Analysis with German Data Downloads
Christian Eggenberger, Simon Janssen and Uschi Backes-Gellner
149: From Dreams to Reality: Market Forces and Changes from Occupational Intention to Occupational Choice Downloads
Katharina Jaik and Stefan Wolter
148: Parental Involvement and the Intergenerational Transmission of Economic Preferences and Attitudes Downloads
Maria Zumbuehl, Thomas Dohmen and Gerard Pfann
147: Gender, competitiveness and study choices in high school - evidence from Switzerland Downloads
Thomas Buser, Noemi Peter and Stefan Wolter
146: Are Apprenticeships Business Cycle Proof? Downloads
Samuel Luethi and Stefan Wolter
145: Organizational innovation across the technological innovation process: The moderating influence of hybrid change agents Downloads
Christian Rupietta, Johannes Meuer and Uschi Backes-Gellner
144: Do Preferences and Biases predict Life Outcomes? Evidence from Education and Labor Market Entry Decisions Downloads
Uschi Backes-Gellner, Holger Herz, Michael Kosfeld and Yvonne Oswald
143: The Effects of Supply Shocks in the Market for Apprenticeships: Evidence from a German High School Reform Downloads
Samuel Muehlemann, Gerard Pfann, Harald Pfeifer and Hans Dietrich
142: The Relative Importance of Personal Characteristics for the Hiring of Young Workers Downloads
Peter Hoeschler and Uschi Backes-Gellner
141: Firms' Changes in R&D Personnel After the Introduction of Universities of Applied Sciences in Switzerland Downloads
Patrick Lehnert, Curdin Pfister and Uschi Backes-Gellner
140: Fix the Game - Not the Dame: A Team Intervention to Restore Gender Equity in Leadership Evaluations Downloads
Jamie Gloor, Manuela C. Morf, Samantha Paustian-Underdahl and Uschi Backes-Gellner
139: The native-migrant gap in the progression into and through upper-secondary education Downloads
Stefan Wolter and Maria Zumbuehl
138: The Development of Non-Cognitive Skills in Adolescence Downloads
Peter Hoeschler, Simone Balestra and Uschi Backes-Gellner
137: So similar and yet so different: A comparative analysis of a firm's net costs and post-apprenticeship training benefits in Austria and Switzerland Downloads
Luca Moretti, Martin Mayerl, Samuel Muehlemann, Peter Schloegl and Stefan Wolter
136: Another piece of the puzzle: Firms' investment in training as optimization of skills inventory Downloads
Harald Pfeifer and Uschi Backes-Gellner
135: Gender, willingness to compete and career choices along the whole ability distribution Downloads
Thomas Buser, Noemi Peter and Stefan Wolter
134: Where Does the Good Shepherd Go? Civic Virtue and Sorting into Public Sector Employment Downloads
Adam Ayaita, Filiz Guelal and Philip Yang
133: You get what you 'pay' for: Academic attention, career incentives and changes in publication portfolios of business and economics researchers Downloads
Adam Ayaita, Kerstin Pull and Uschi Backes-Gellner
132: Additional Career Assistance and Educational Outcomes for Students in Lower Track Secondary Schools Downloads
Bernd Fitzenberger and Stefanie Stefanie Licklederer
131: Firms' knowledge acquisition during dual-track VET: Which sources are important for innovativeness? Downloads
Christian Rupietta, Harald Pfeifer and Uschi Backes-Gellner
129: Class Size in Early Grades, Student Grit and Later School Outcomes Downloads
Jana Gross, Simone Balestra and Uschi Backes-Gellner
128: Do migrants prefer academic to vocational education? The role of rational factors vs. social status considerations in the formation of attitudes toward a particular type of education in Switzerland Downloads
Aurelien Abrassart, Marius R. Busemeyer, Maria A. Cattaneo and Stefan Wolter
127: Wie weiter nach der obligatorischen Schule? Bildungsentscheidungen und -verlaeufe der PISA-Kohorte 2012 in der Schweiz Downloads
Maria Zumbuehl and Stefan Wolter
126: Die Berufsbildung in der Pole-Position. Die Einstellungen der Schweizer Bevoelkerung zum Thema Allgemeinbildung vs. Berufsbildung Downloads
Maria A. Cattaneo and Stefan Wolter
125: Wie viel darf es kosten und wer soll es bezahlen? Einstellungen der Schweizer Bevoelkerung zu Fragen der Finanzierung des Bildungswesens Downloads
Maria A. Cattaneo and Stefan Wolter
124: Only the brave? Risk and time preferences of decision makers and firms' investment in worker training Downloads
Anika Jansen, Harald Pfeifer and Julia Raecke
123: The Impact of High School Exit Exams on Graduation Rates and Achievement Downloads
Katherine Caves and Simone Balestra
122: Veraenderungen in der gruppenspezifischen Nutzung von ganztaegigen Schulangeboten - Laengsschnittanalysen fuer den Primarbereich Downloads
Jan Marcus, Janina Nemitz and Katharina Spiess
121: Information Advantages of Training Employers Despite Credible Training Certificates Downloads
Jens Mohrenweiser, Gabriele Wydra-Somaggio and Thomas Zwick
120: Subjective completion beliefs and the demand for post-secondary education Downloads
Johannes Kunz and Kevin Staub
119: Teacher Literacy and Numeracy Skills: International Evidence from PIAAC and ALL Downloads
Bart Golsteyn, Stan Vermeulen and Inge de Wolf
118: Lost in Transition: The Influence of Locus of Control on Delaying Educational Decisions Downloads
Katharina Jaik and Stefan Wolter
117: Regional Innovation Effects of Applied Research Institutions Downloads
Curdin Pfister, Miriam Rinawi, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner
116: The more they spend, the more I earn? Firms' training investments and post-training wages of apprentices Downloads
Hans Dietrich, Harald Pfeifer and Felix Wenzelmann
115: The more, the better? The impact of instructional time on student performance Downloads
Maria A. Cattaneo, Chantal Oggenfuss and Stefan Wolter
114: The role of paternal risk attitudes in long-run education outcomes and intergenerational mobility Downloads
Mathias Huebener
113: The retention effect of training – portability, visibility, and credibility Downloads
Daniel Dietz and Thomas Zwick
112: Skill Prices, Skill Composition, and the Structure of Wages Downloads
Miriam Rinawi and Uschi Backes-Gellner
111: Ten Facts You Need To Know About Hiring Downloads
Samuel Muehlemann and Mirjam Strupler
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