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209: "This time it's different" Generative Artificial Intelligence and Occupational Choice Downloads
Daniel Goller, Christian Gschwendt and Stefan C. Wolter
208: Reaching for gold! The impact of a positive reputation shock on career choice Downloads
Daniel Goller and Stefan C. Wolter
207: Countering Gender-Typicality in Occupational Choices: An Information Intervention Targeted at Adolescents Downloads
Patricia Palffy, Patrick Lehnert and Uschi Backes-Gellner
206: A, B, or C? Question Format and the Gender Gap in Financial Literacy Downloads
Maddalena Davoli
205: Curriculum Updates in Vocational Education and Changes in Graduates' Skills and Wages Downloads
Andreas F. Buehler, Patrick Lehnert and Uschi Backes-Gellner
204: Opening doors for immigrants: The importance of occupational and workplace-based cultural skills for successful labor market entry Downloads
Chiara Zisler, Damiano Pregaldini and Uschi Backes-Gellner
203: How negative labor supply shocks affect training in firms: Lessons from opening the Swiss-German border Downloads
Caroline Neuber-Pohl, Damiano Pregaldini, Uschi Backes-Gellner, Sandra Dummert and Harald Pfeifer
202: The employment effects of raising negotiated minimum wages for apprentices Downloads
Carolin Links, Caroline Neuber-Pohl and Harald Pfeifer
201: Does Ethnic Diversity in Schools Affect Occupational Choices? Downloads
Damiano Pregaldini, Simone Balestra and Uschi Backes-Gellner
200: Berufliche Bildung als Innovationstreiber: Ein lange vernachlässigtes Forschungsfeld Downloads
Uschi Backes-Gellner and Patrick Lehnert
199: Central Exams and Adult Skills: Evidence from PIAAC Downloads
Lisa Leschnig, Guido Schwerdt and Katarina Zigova
198: The response of public education spending to changes in student cohort sizes Downloads
Samuel Luethi and Maria Zumbuehl
197: What wages do people expect for vocational and academic education backgrounds in Switzerland? Downloads
Maria A. Cattaneo
196: "The double-dividend of training" - Labour market effects of work-related continuous education in Switzerland Downloads
Stefan Denzler, Jens Ruhose and Stefan Wolter
195: Much ado about nothing? School Curriculum Reforms and Students' Educational Trajectories Downloads
Maurizio Strazzeri, Chantal Oggenfuss and Stefan Wolter
194: Apprenticeships Downloads
Uschi Backes-Gellner and Patrick Lehnert
193: How Middle-Skilled Workers Adjust to Immigration: The Role of Occupational Skill Specificity Downloads
Damiano Pregaldini and Uschi Backes-Gellner
192: The Role of Occupational Skill Sets in the Digital Transformation: How IT Progress Shapes Returns to Specialization and Social Skills Downloads
Fabienne Kiener, Christian Eggenberger and Uschi Backes-Gellner
191: Is Technological Change Really Skills-Biased? Firm-level Evidence of the Complementarities between ICT and Workers' Education Downloads
Thomas Bolli and Filippo Pusterla
190: Sitting next to a dropout: Study success of students with peers that came to the lecture hall by a different route Downloads
Daniel Goller, Andrea Diem and Stefan Wolter
189: The Earth is Not Flat: A New World of High-Dimensional Peer Effects Downloads
Aurélien Sallin and Simone Balestra
188: Different degrees of skill obsolescence across hard and soft skills and the role of lifelong learning for labor market outcomes Downloads
Tobias Schultheiss and Uschi Backes-Gellner
187: The Role of Fields of Study for the Effects of Higher Education Institutions on Regional Firm Location Downloads
Tobias Schlegel and Uschi Backes-Gellner
186: Train drain? Access to skilled foreign workers and firms' provision of training Downloads
Maria Esther Oswald-Egg and Michael Siegenthaler
185: Is being competitive always an advantage? Degrees of competitiveness, gender, and premature work contract termination Downloads
Samuel Luethi and Stefan Wolter
184: The consequences of EU eastern enlargement on human capital accumulation and wages in Germany Downloads
Bernhard H. Wittek and Samuel Muehlemann
183: Social Norms and Gendered Occupational Choices of Men and Women: Time to Turn the Tide? Downloads
Patricia Palffy, Patrick Lehnert and Uschi Backes-Gellner
182: "Too shocked to search" The COVID-19 shutdowns' impact on the search for apprenticeships Downloads
Daniel Goller and Stefan Wolter
181: "Against all odds" Does awareness of the risk of failure matter for educational choices? Downloads
Maria Alejandra Cattaneo and Stefan Wolter
180: Insights into the Economic Benefits of VPET for Individuals: Theoretical and Empirical Results for Researchers and Practitioners Downloads
Uschi Backes-Gellner
179: Open Labor Markets and Firms' Substitution between Training Apprentices and Hiring Workers Downloads
Manuel Aepli and Andreas Kuhn
178: Brain Drain from Vocational to Academic Education at Upper-Secondary Level? An Empirical Analysis for Switzerland Downloads
Katharina Jaik
177: The Contribution of Vocational Education and Training to Innovation and Growth Downloads
Uschi Backes-Gellner and Patrick Lehnert
176: Beyond Windfall Gains: The Redistribution of Apprenticeship Costs and Vocational Education of Care Workers Downloads
Eric Schuss
175: Noncognitive Skills in Training Curricula and Nonlinear Wage Returns Downloads
Fabienne Kiener, Ann-Sophie Gnehm and Uschi Backes-Gellner
174: The Importance of Proportional and Fixed Hiring Costs in Search and Matching Models Downloads
Mehrab Kiarsi and Samuel Muehlemann
173: Does updating education curricula accelerate technology adoption in the workplace? Evidence from dual vocational education and training curricula in Switzerland Downloads
Tobias Schultheiss and Uschi Backes-Gellner
172: IT Skills, Occupation Specificity and Job Separations Downloads
Christian Eggenberger and Uschi Backes-Gellner
171: The effect of business cycle expectations on the German apprenticeship market: Estimating the impact of Covid-19 Downloads
Samuel Muehlemann, Harald Pfeifer and Bernhard Wittek
170: High-Ability Influencers? The Heterogeneous Effects of Gifted Classmates Downloads
Simone Balestra, Aurelien Sallin and Stefan Wolter
169: Private tutoring and academic achievement in a selective education system Downloads
Maria Zumbuehl, Stefanie Hof and Stefan Wolter
168: Investigating the image deficit of VET: occupational prestige ranking depending on the educational requirements and the skill content of occupations Downloads
Aurelien Abrassart and Stefan Wolter
167: The Benefits of Adult Learning: Work-Related Training, Social Capital, and Earnings Downloads
Jens Ruhose, Stephan Thomsen and Insa Weilage
166: Tertiary Education Expansion and Regional Firm Development Downloads
Tobias Schlegel, Curdin Pfister and Uschi Backes-Gellner
165: Proxying Economic Activity with Daytime Satellite Imagery: Filling Data Gaps Across Time and Space Downloads
Patrick Lehnert, Michael Niederberger, Uschi Backes-Gellner and Eric Bettinger
164: Innovation Effects and Knowledge Complementarities in a Diverse Research Landscape Downloads
Patrick Lehnert, Curdin Pfister, Dietmar Harhoff and Uschi Backes-Gellner
163: Information Provision and Preferences for Education Spending: Evidence from Representative Survey Experiments in Three Countries Downloads
Maria Alejandra Cattaneo, Philipp Lergetporer, Guido Schwerdt, Katharina Werner, Ludger Woessmann and Stefan Wolter
162: Competition, Institutions and Company-sponsored Training Downloads
Tina Hinz and Jens Mohrenweiser
161: Innovation Effects of Universities of Applied Sciences: an Assessment of Regional Heterogeneity 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
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