LEED Programme (Local Economic and Employment Development)

Job-rich Growth in Asia

 

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ISBN Number: 9789264110984
Publication Date:
April 2011
Pages: 118

Strategies for local employment, skills development and social protection 

Jobs-rich Growth in Asia discusses some of the most pressing issues that countries in Southeast Asia are facing in regard to boosting local employment and skills development while advancing social protection strategies in emerging, fast-growing labour markets.

A joint OECD/ILO initiative, this book analyses local approaches in Asia to modernise labour markets and skills strategies and shows how local recovery is taking place through a combination of policy measures on employment creation, skills development and social protection.

 


 Table of contents

Part 1. Asia’s macroeconomic setting and policy implications

Chapter 1

Building a new model in developing Asia
This chapter discusses the new opportunities and challenges within Asian economies after the economic crisis.

Chapter 2

Economic recovery and labour market adjustment in developing Asia
This chapter provides an overview of the impact of the financial crisis on the economy and the labour market in the region.

Part 2. Job recovery and growth: The role of government and local stakeholders

Chapter 3

What role do local government and local stakeholders have in an inclusive job-rich recovery
This chapter discusses the key issues for the recovery and highlights local initiatives that are driving the recovery in the Asian region.

Chapter 4

From national to local, from local to national: towards greater policy coherence and effectiveness
This chapter explores policy coherence and the importance of local strategies for job creation and the economic recovery effort.

Chapter 5

Realising a job-rich recovery: strategies for local job-creation, skills development and social protection
This chapter outlines the main elements analysed throughout the report focusing on the dimensions of the crisis, the role of local governments, and recovery strategies towards a more sustainable development path.


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