Financial incentives for steering education and training

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In many countries, imbalances between the supply and demand for skills lead to significant skill mismatches and shortages, with as many as three in five workers in the OECD employed in jobs that do not make the best use of their skills. At the same time, a large number of employers report hiring problems due to skill shortages. This report is part of a series examining how countries measure changing skill needs, how they develop skills that respond to labour market needs, and how they ensure that these skills are fully utilised by individuals and employers. The report examines how...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Policy; Labour market; Outcomes; Finance; Quality

Keywords: OECD country; Skill development; Relevance of education and training; Labour supply; Labour demand; Training investment; Financial aspects; Best practice; Policy analysis

Published: Paris, France: OECD, 2017

Physical description: 126 p.

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Also called: Getting skills right: financial incentives for steering education and training

ISBN: 9789264272408 (print); 9789264272415 (pdf)

ISSN: 2520-6117 (print), 2520-6125 (online)

Resource type: Report

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Call number: TD/TNC 128.172

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