IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/fip/fedbcb/y2009iwinp14-16.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Needed skills versus available skills: an assessment tool is launched

Author

Listed:
  • Mark Melnik
  • Barry Bluestone
  • Alan Clayton-Matthews

Abstract

Economic development often founders on a mismatch between available workforce skills and companies’ needs. A tool that analyzes critical sets of labor market data not previously considered in tandem can help local governments improve planning.

Suggested Citation

  • Mark Melnik & Barry Bluestone & Alan Clayton-Matthews, 2009. "Needed skills versus available skills: an assessment tool is launched," Communities and Banking, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, issue Win, pages 14-16.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedbcb:y:2009:i:win:p:14-16
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://www.bostonfed.org/commdev/c&b/2009/winter/Bluestone_workforce_needs_assessment.pdf
    Download Restriction: no

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:fip:fedbcb:y:2009:i:win:p:14-16. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Catherine Spozio). General contact details of provider: http://edirc.repec.org/data/frbbous.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    We have no references for this item. You can help adding them by using this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.