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This paper discusses options for removing the remaining barriers that impede worker reallocation across jobs, sectors, and regions into more productive activities.
Interview with Mrs. Luz-María Nieto-Caraveo regarding the participation of Mexico in the Generic Skills strand and Discipline-specific strand in Economics of the AHELO Feasibility Study.
This publication includes detailed information on how to analyse the PISA data, enabling researchers to both reproduce the initial results and to undertake further analyses. The manual also includes a detailed account of the PISA 2006 database and worked examples providing full syntax in SPSS®.
- PISA data analysis manual: SAS Second Edition: SAS macros
- PISA data analysis manual: SPSS Second Edition: SPSS macros
Maintaining high participation and employment in the face of the current recession and a rapidly ageing population are major challenges for policy makers. The recession of the early 1990s showed that high unemployment can leave long–lasting scars on labour markets.
Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.
Discussions were organised around the following three areas of focus: the importance of school leadership and management, the effect of teacher quality, the establishment of incentives and stimuli to improve teachers' performance and the quality of schools.
The Indonesian labour market is segmented, with a majority of workers engaged in informal sector occupations, and earnings data are available only for formal sector workers (salaried employees). This posed problems for the estimation of earnings equations.
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This review of vocational education and training (VET) in Switzerland is part of ―Learning for Jobs‖, the OECD policy study of VET – a programme of analytical work and individual country reviews designed to help countries make their VET systems more responsive to labour market needs.
This review gives a brief overview of post-secondary education in Chile and describes its development over the past twenty years. It identifies key directions for policy reform in light of the challenges encountered by officials, communities, enterprises, educators, parents and students.