Wed, 27 Mar 2013 11:00:00 CET
This working paper provides both descriptive and empirical evidence about the main youth labour market problems in Spain. Using the experiences of other EU economies as a benchmark, we document the performance of Spain as regards a wide set of youth labour market dimensions, including employment and unemployment rates, youth wages, decisions to work and study, youth mobility, skill mismatch, etc.
Mon, 21 May 2012 16:33:00 CEST
This blogpost by Marilyn Achiron sets out a new animated video on the importance of creating a larger and larger pool of people who have fully developed their skills, encouraging those people to supply their skills to the labour market, and then ensuring that those skills are used effectively on the job
Mon, 21 May 2012 15:33:00 CEST
This blogpost by Andreas Shleicher explains the importance for all of us - countries, companies and individuals - to develop the right skills, provide them to the labour market and use them effectively.
Fri, 01 Apr 2011 18:44:00 CEST
This case study from "Climate Change, Employment and Local Development in Extremadura, Spain" features an initiative that works with sectors and clusters to analyse skills needs, provides training both in class and e-learning, and helps firms to re-orientate their activities into new sectors and to create added value.