Forecasting Labour Markets in Oecd Countries: Measuring and Tackling Mismatches (Labour Markets and Employment Policy Series)
Miichael Neugart, Klaus SchsmannISBN: 1843760134;
This book offers a wide-ranging overview of the state of labor market forecasting in selected OECD countries. Besides presenting forecasting models, the contributions provide an introduction to past experiences of forecasting, highlight the requirements for building appropriate data sets and present the most up-to-date forecasts available. In most cases the forecasts project mismatches in the labor market as they are likely to occur in the coming years with respect to occupational groups, qualifications and employment in specific sectors. The authors demonstrate how these insights might be used to help reduce employment risks both for the individual worker and the national labor market as a whole. The country examples also show how information on labor market trends is disseminated and used by various actors, such as policymakers, firms and individuals. In a world of rapid structural change, the results of the research presented in this book could help cushion the impact of...
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