Varieties of Capitalism and Investments in Human Capital
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This paper explores the relationship between national institutional archetypes and investments in training and development. A recent trend within the literature on comparative capitalism has been to explore the nature and extent of heterogeneity within the coordinated market economies (CMEs) of Europe. Based on a review of the existing comparative literature on training and development, and comparative firm-level survey evidence of differences in training and development practices, we both support and critique existing country clusters and argue for a more nuanced and flexible categorization.
Copyright 2012 The Regents of the University of California. This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Varieties of Capitalism and Investments in Human Capital, Industrial Relations, Vol. 51(S1), pp. 501-527, 2012 which has been published in final form at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-232X.2012.00688.x. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving (http://olabout.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Section/id-820227.html#terms)