Vocational training in India: determinants of participation and effect on wages
作者: Rishi KumarShravanth MandavaVenkata Sandeep Gopanapalli
作者单位: 1Department of Economics and Finance, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
刊名: Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2019, Vol.11 (1), pp.1-17
来源数据库: Springer Nature Journal
DOI: 10.1186/s40461-019-0078-y
关键词: Vocational training and educationWagesSkill developmentStudent attributesIndia
英文摘要: Abstract(#br) Background(#br)India is at the cusp of a population change and is currently undergoing the phase of ‘demographic dividend.’ This has thrown a challenge towards the policymakers to ensure that there are enough employment opportunities for the ever-increasing labour force. One of the areas where improvement is urgently required in India is skill development. This paper attempts to identify the factors, which affect an individual’s participation in vocational training using nationally representative National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) data. Further, we investigate the impact of vocational training on the wages of an individual at overall and sectoral levels.(#br) Methods(#br)For addressing the first question of factors that are associated with participation in vocational...
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