Nov 15 2013
The Migration Policy Institute (MPI) has published a series of reports focusing on human capital and the challenge that policymakers and employers face of ensuring that workers have the skills and abilities to find productive employment and contribute to growth, innovation, and competitiveness in a constantly changing labor market.Germany, Canada, and the United Kingdom, and detail the tools policymakers have at their disposal to craft a successful skills development strategy (including language and workforce training, reforms to public employment services and training programs, and employer engagement).www.migrationpolicy.org/transatlantic.
This series from MPI’s Transatlantic Council on Migration concludes today with publication of a statement that outlines the Council’s views on how governments can design strategies that maximize their countries’ human-capital resources.
Written by MPI President and Council Convenor Demetrios G. Papademetriou, Maximizing Human Capital in a Rapidly Evolving Economic Landscape stresses that remaining competitive rests, first and foremost, in developing and fully utilizing the skills of those already within the country. The earlier reports in the series assess workforce development systems in
For more on the Transatlantic Council on Migration and its work, visit www.migrationpolicy.org/transatlantic.
[Source: Migration Policy Institute]