A smart move: future-proofing Australia's workforce by growing skills in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM)

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PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia (PwC)


This report argues the case for growing the [science, technology, engineering and mathematics] STEM workforce and outlines some of the benefits and impacts for businesses specifically and the Australian economy broadly. It calls on business to take a leading role alongside government and the education sector in order to deliver the STEM outcome Australia needs to remain competitive, innovative and prosperous. Computable general equilibrium (CGE) modelling was undertaken to arrive at the conclusions contained in this report. CGE models recognise that complex macroeconomic mechanisms and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Workforce development; Outcomes; Economics

Keywords: Skill development; Skill needs; Capacity building; Future; Economic impact; Economic implication; Return on education and training

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: [Sydney, New South Wales]: PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia, 2015

Physical description: 23 p.

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 120.730

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