Thursday, July 23, 2009
[IWS] Dublin Foundation: SECTOR STUDIES on SKILLS & NEW JOBS [23 July 2009]
Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies
16 East 34th Street, 4th floor---------------------- Stuart Basefsky
New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau
European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Dublin Foundation)
Investing in the future of jobs and skills - series by SECTOR
Investing in the future of jobs and skills: sector report - computer, electronic and optical products [23 July 2009]
[full-text, 163 pages]
[full-text, 18 pages]
The computer, electronic and optical products sector accounted for 134,264 enterprises in the EU-27 in 2005, employing over two million persons. This report is published as part of a series of forward-looking sector studies on new skills and new jobs. While the main focus of the study is on the future of skills and jobs by 2020, the study is both backward- and forward-looking.
Investing in the future of jobs and skills: sector report - electricity, gas, water and waste [23 July 2009]
[full-text, 131 pages]
[full-text, 20 pages]
1.7 million people work in electricty, gas and water. The waste sector has experienced high growth rates over the last decade which were especially policy driven. This report is published as part of a series of forward-looking sector studies on new skills and new jobs. While the main focus of the study is on the future of skills and jobs by 2020, the study is both backward- and forward-looking.
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