Working nation: evaluation of the employment, education and training elements


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‘Working nation’ was introduced in May 1994 with the objectives of reducing unemployment and fostering sustainable economic growth. It included a set of policies aimed at industry and regional development, the reform of labour market assistance, and the development of a more skilled and flexible labour force. This report is an interim evaluation, giving information on the implementation of the initiatives and some early measures of effectiveness. Insufficient time has elapsed to assess the longer term impacts of the initiatives, which were to be the focus of a further report in two years...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Policy; Economics; Employment; Performance; Evaluation; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Government policy; Unemployment; Economic growth; Employment creation; Productivity; Training evaluation; Training

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: [Canberra, Australian Capital Territory]: DEETYA, 1996

Physical description: xiii, 132 p.

Series: EMB report; 2/96

Related items: TD/LMR 85.650

ISBN: 0644472448

Includes references.

Resource type: Government report or paper

Document number: TD/TNC 50.16

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