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Matching supply of and demand for skills: international perspectives

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  • Keating, Jack
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    The aim of this research was to identify approaches used by a select number of overseas countries - the United Kingdom, China, Singapore, Norway and Germany - in their attempts to match the supply of skills with current and projected skill needs. The study focuses on the mechanisms used by, or on behalf of, governments to influence the formal and informal processes and outcomes of skills formation. This includes the management and direction of VET systems, financing and other levers that influence the type, amount and location of training and other skills-formation processes. The research found that countries use a mixture of three types of strategies to attempt to align the supply of skills with current and future needs: state regulated; regulated through agreements between the social partners, that is, industry, unions and government; and market regulation.

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    Article provided by National Institute of Labour Studies in its journal Australian Bulletin of Labour.

    Volume (Year): 35 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 528-560

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    Handle: RePEc:fli:journl:26209

    Note: Keating, J., 2009. Matching supply of and demand for skills: international perspectives. Australian Bulletin of Labour, Vol. 35 No. 3, pp. 528-560.
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    Keywords: Global perspective; Employment; Vocational education; Labour force; Skills and training;

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    1. Roberts, Anna M. & Pannell, David J. & Doole, Graeme J. & Vigiak, Olga, 2010. "Agricultural land management strategies to reduce phosphorus loads in the Gippsland Lakes, Australia," Working Papers 102454, University of Western Australia, School of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
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