United States

Tue, 12 Nov 2013 06:00:00 CET


Time for the U.S. to Reskill? What the Survey of Adult Skills Says

This report on skills in the United States draws out the policy implications of the OECD Survey of Adult Skills for the US, while also making use of some additional data collected for the Survey on the US alone. 

Mon, 16 Aug 2010 19:30:00 CEST


Higher Education in Regional and City Development: Paso del Norte, Mexico and the United States 2010

The Paso del Norte Region is the largest metropolitan area on the US-Mexican border, with Ciudad Juárez as a major manufacturing centre. However, the economic performance on both sides of the border region is below the OECD average. The long-term competitiveness of the region is under threat due to ongoing violence, brain drain and environmental degradation.

Mon, 16 Nov 2009 19:30:00 CET


Local Strategies for Developing Workforce Skills

Local stakeholders realise that it is no longer enough just to invest in formal education systems, and are turning towards a more diverse range of strategies to increase the supply of skills in their locality. This chapter from "Designing Local Skills Strategies" reviews such strategies in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Malaysia, Sweden, the UK and the US.