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    • A Signaling/Bonding Model of Employer Finance of General Training 

      Bishop, John H.; Kang, Suk (1988-09-15)
      [Excerpt] This paper challenges the general validity of these simple predictions. It begins in section 2 by presenting empirical evidence that (1) trainees often do not have to accept lower wage jobs in order to obtain ...
    • Applying for Entitlements: Employers and the Targeted Jobs Tax Credit 

      Bishop, John H.; Kang, Suk (1988-02-09)
      The Targeted Jobs Tax Credit is probably the most outstanding example of a generous entitlement program with very low participation rates. Only about 10 percent of eligible youth are claimed. The causes of the low participation ...
    • Do Some Employers Share the Costs and Benefits of General Training? 

      Bishop, John H.; Kang, Suk (1996-07-01)
      [Excerpt] One of the central propositions of the human capital theory of on-the-job training is that workers pay all the costs and receive all the benefits of general training (see Ehrenberg and Smith 1996, Filer, Hammermesh ...
    • Vocational and Academic Education in High School: Complements or Substitutes 

      Kang, Suk; Bishop, John H. (1988-08-24)
      [Excerpt] A number of blue ribbon-panels have called for increases in the number academic courses required for graduation from high school and for lengthening the school day and the school year. Most states have adopted ...
    • Why Are Wage Profiles so Flat During the First Year on a Job? 

      Bishop, John H.; Kang, Suk (1989-10-01)
      This paper presents evidence that productivity net of general training costs rise 4 or 5 times more rapidly than wage rates during the first 2 years on a job. This occurs for three reasons. First, sorting, high job search ...