عنوان مقاله [English]
The main Purpose of this paper is to estimate the effects of training on the unemployment duration of unemployed workers. In doing so, following Loncaster (1979), we use a method for the parametric estimation of the determinants of the unemployment duration distribution. This method is applied to Shiraz labour market data.
The results indicate that, unemployment duration is negatively influenced by general training. However, the effects of short run technical and professional training provided by the private sector is more significant. This result supports the view that, when training can affect labour productivity, it can be one of the most important tools to support the unemployed workers and to facilitate their
JEL Classification: J64,C41.