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The Economics of the Apprenticeship System

Wendy Smits, Thorsten Strombeck, Thorsten StrombackAssociate Professor in Economics, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

ISBN13: 9781840641974
ISBN: 1840641975
Published: March 2001
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Format: Hardback
Price: £79.00

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Using contract theory as the common underlying framework, this text brings together contributions to literature that explores new theoretical models, comparative systems and developments in systems of youth training and the economic theory of contracts.

Law and Economics
Introduction - the history of the apprenticeship system; models of the firms' training decision; the theory of contracts and the apprenticeship contract; the demand and supply of apprentices - the current empirical evidence; the future of the apprenticeship system.