A Report on the APEC Region Labour Market: Evidence of skills shortages and general trends in employment and the value of better labour market information systems

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A Report on the APEC Region Labour Market: Evidence of skills shortages and general trends in employment and the value of better labour market information systems

Publication Number

APEC#214-HR-01.2

Published Date

February 2014

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Human Resources Development Working Group(HRDWG)

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Pages

77

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Description

Labour shortages or mismatches are a major factor inhibiting investment and economic development across APEC. In order to establish an appropriate regional response to the supply of skilled labour it is necessary to adopt a comprehensive strategy for monitoring labour force demand and supply across the APEC region. This report outlines the reasoning.