Compare whether work-based apprenticeship training is more effective than school-based vocational training in decreasing labor market entrants’ unemployment rates. (A fore-runner of this project is here)
Comparing the effects of the increased length of comprehensive education and more on the early labor market entry probabilities of the two cohorts before and after the reform. Data: Polish Labor Force Survey.
Testing the effects of early tracking in Hungary on the labor market prospects of individuals. Database: Hungarian Census 2011.
Using a unique Hungarian administrative panel data we are able to identify those firms that employ apprentices. Comparing these firms with similar firms outside the dual system we describe their differences in input as well as in output measures.
Establishing the strength of association between the degree of competition between schools and inequality of opportunity (parental background effect on test scores). A cross country study using OECD PISA and OECD country level statistics and a within country cross settlement country study using the Hungarian ABC and National settlement level statistics.
Testing the effect of the increase of compulsory age of schooling from 16 to 18 in Hungary affecting the cohorst starting school in 1998. Data: Hungarian Census 2011.