Item description for Human Capital: The Power of Knowledge (Oecd Insights) by Brian Keeley...
This first book in the new OECD Insights Series examines the increasing economic and social importance of human capital - our education, skills, competencies, and knowledge. As economies in developed countries shift away from manufacturing, economic success for individuals and national economies is increasingly reliant on the quality of human capital. Raising human capital has emerged as a key policy priority, particularly for low-skilled individuals, who are at risk of being left even further behind. Policy in this area is focusing on early childhood development, improving quality and choice in schooling, creating excellence in tertiary education, and widening access to adult learning. Drawing on the research and analysis of the OECD, this dynamic new book uses straightforward language to explain how countries across the OECD area are responding to the challenge of raising their levels of human capital. This book includes Statlinks, URLs linking statistical tables and graphs in the text of the book to Excel spreadsheets showing the underlying data.
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Studio: Organization for Economic Cooperation & Devel
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.43" Width: 5.67" Height: 0.55" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Feb 28, 2007
Publisher Organization for Economic Cooperation & Devel
ISBN 9264029087 ISBN13 9789264029088
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More About Brian Keeley
Brian Keeley has an academic affiliation as follows - Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.