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- DescriptionThis multidisciplinary book develops an original framework for understanding skills, skilled work, and surrounding policies. It establishes the concept and measurement of skill, sets out a theoretical framework for skills analyses, and investigates the roles of employers, workers, and other social actors.
- Author BiographyFrancis Green is Professor of Work and Education Economics at Centre for Learning and Life Chances in Knowledge Economies and Societies (LLAKES), Institute of Education. After graduating in Physics at Balliol College, Oxford University, he studied Economics at the London School of Economics, before writing his PhD thesis at Birkbeck College. He has taught economics at the universities of Kingston, Massachusetts, Leicester, Leeds, and Kent. His research focuses on skills, training, work quality, and industrial relations issues. He has published more than a hundred articles and nine books, including his most recent book 'Demanding Work. The Paradox of Job Quality in the Affluent Economy', (Princeton University Press, 2006). He regularly provides consultancy advice and reports for UK government departments and a range of international organisations, including the OECD, World Bank, and the European Commission.
- Author(s)Francis Green
- PublisherOxford University Press
- Date of Publication06/06/2013
- GenreEconomics: Professional & General
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOxford University Press
- Content Note13 Figures, 9 Tables
- Weight506 g
- Width162 mm
- Height241 mm
- Spine20 mm
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