Enhancing employability and skills to meet labour market needs in Italy


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Author: Garda, Paula


The Italian labour market faces several challenges: increasing employment levels, especially for women and youth, enhancing skills to meet labour market needs and reducing regional disparities. The mismatch between the supply and demand of skills is significant and under-skilling is particularly worrisome, highlighting not only a disconnection between the available and needed skills in the job market, but also a low level of available skills. Job creation is key to tackling the high unemployment rates, especially for the young and long-term unemployed. Promoting jobs without paying...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Governance; Labour market; Providers of education and training; Skills and knowledge

Keywords: Employability; Unemployment; Education work relationship; Labour demand; Labour supply; Education and training system; Education and training reform; Skill needs; Skills mismatch; Skill development; Partnership in education and training

Geographic subjects: Italy; Europe

Published: Paris, France: OECD, 2017

Physical description: 40 p.

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ISSN: 1815-1973 (online)

This working paper relates to the 2017 OECD Economic Survey of Italy available at: http://www.oecd.org/eco/surveys/economic-survey-italy.htm

Resource type: Working paper

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Document number: TD/TNC 129.104

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