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Learning Better: Public Policy for Skills Development

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  • Matías Busso
  • Julian P. Cristia
  • Diana Hincapie
  • Julián Messina
  • Laura Ripani

Abstract

Despite governments' best efforts, many people in Latin America and the Caribbean don't have the skills they need to thrive. This book looks at what policies work, and don't work, so that governments can help people learn better and realize their potential throughout their lifetimes.

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  • Matías Busso & Julian P. Cristia & Diana Hincapie & Julián Messina & Laura Ripani, 2017. "Learning Better: Public Policy for Skills Development," IDB Publications (Books), Inter-American Development Bank, number 8495.
  • Handle: RePEc:idb:idbbks:8495
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    Keywords

    Public Policy; Socio-Emotional Skills; Higher Education; Learning; Labor markets; Vocational Education and Training;

    JEL classification:

    • J08 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - General - - - Labor Economics Policies
    • J38 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Public Policy
    • M53 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Personnel Economics - - - Training
    • O54 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Latin America; Caribbean
    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
    • I28 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Government Policy
    • J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
    • O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
    • I2 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education
    • I23 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Higher Education; Research Institutions

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