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An Assessment of the Singapore Skills Development System: Does it Constitute a Viable Model for Other Developing Countries?

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  • Kuruvilla, Sarosh
  • Erickson, Christopher L.
  • Hwang, Alvin
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    Volume (Year): 30 (2002)
    Issue (Month): 8 (August)
    Pages: 1461-1476

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:30:y:2002:i:8:p:1461-1476

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    1. Katz, Harry C. & Kuruvilla, Sarosh & Turner, Lowell, 1993. "Trade unions and collective bargaining," Policy Research Working Paper Series 1099, The World Bank.
    2. Edgar C. Schein, 1996. "Strategic Pragmatism: The Culture of Singapore's Economics Development Board," MIT Press Books, The MIT Press, edition 1, volume 1, number 0262193671.
    3. Romer, Paul M, 1986. "Increasing Returns and Long-run Growth," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 94(5), pages 1002-37, October.
    4. Culpepper, Pepper D, 1999. "The Future of the High-Skill Equilibrium in Germany," Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Oxford University Press, vol. 15(1), pages 43-59, Spring.
    5. Lucas, Robert Jr., 1988. "On the mechanics of economic development," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 22(1), pages 3-42, July.
    6. Young, Alwyn, 1995. "The Tyranny of Numbers: Confronting the Statistical Realities of the East Asian Growth Experience," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 110(3), pages 641-80, August.
    7. Finegold, David, 1999. "Creating Self-Sustaining, High-Skill Ecosystems," Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Oxford University Press, vol. 15(1), pages 60-81, Spring.
    8. Keep, Ewart & Mayhew, Ken, 1999. "The Assessment: Knowledge, Skills, and Competitiveness," Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Oxford University Press, vol. 15(1), pages 1-15, Spring.
    9. Green, Francis, et al, 1999. "The Role of the State in Skill Formation: Evidence from the Republic of Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan," Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Oxford University Press, vol. 15(1), pages 82-96, Spring.
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    1. Okada, Aya, 2004. "Skills Development and Interfirm Learning Linkages under Globalization: Lessons from the Indian Automobile Industry," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 32(7), pages 1265-1288, July.
    2. Montobbio Fabio & Rampa Francesco, 2002. "The impact of technology and structural change on export performance on nine developing coutries," Economics and Quantitative Methods qf0219, Department of Economics, University of Insubria.
    3. Anwar, Sajid, 2008. "Foreign investment, human capital and manufacturing sector growth in Singapore," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 30(3), pages 447-453.
    4. Bae, Johngseok & Rowley, Chris, 2004. "Macro and micro approaches in human resource development: context and content in South Korea," Journal of World Business, Elsevier, vol. 39(4), pages 349-361, November.
    5. Bertrand Maximin, 2003. "Investissement direct étranger, dynamique industrielle et inégalité salariale en Asie," Mondes en développement, De Boeck Université, vol. 122(2), pages 85-105.

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