Sylvain Giguere - Overview of OECD LEED Local Job Creation project

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Presentation by Sylvain Giguère, Head of LEED Division, OECD

9th Annual Meeting of the OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Governance (Dublin-Kilkenny, Ireland), 26/27 March 2013.

http://www.oecd.org/cfe/leed/9thfplgmeeting.htm

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Sylvain Giguere - Overview of OECD LEED Local Job Creation project

  1. 1. 9th Annual Meeting IMPLEMENTING CHANGE: A NEW LOCAL AGENDA FOR JOBS AND GROWTHIn co-operation with the EU Presidency, Irish Government and Pobal 26-27 March 2013, Dublin-Kilkenny, IrelandPLENARY SESSION I: A NEW LOCAL AGENDA FOR JOBS AND GROWTH Sylvain Giguere Head of LEED Division, OECD
  2. 2. Overview of Local Job Creation Project• The project assesses the contribution of local labour market policy to boosting quality jobs enhancing productivity• It is a cross-comparative study involving 11 countries: United States, Australia, Belgium (Flanders), Canada, Czech Republic, France, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Korea, and the United Kingdom (Northern Ireland) 2
  3. 3. Overview of Local Job Creation Project (cont’d)• Research is undertaken using a “dashboard” assessment along four key thematic areas: 1. Better aligning policies and programmes to local economic development 2. Adding value through skills 3. Targeting policy to local employment sectors and investing in quality jobs 4. Inclusion• The dashboard enables national and local policy makers to gain a stronger overview of the strengths and weaknesses of the current policy framework, while better prioritising future actions and resources.
  4. 4. The quality job agenda SKILLS GAPS AND HIGH SKILL SHORTAGES EQUILIBRIUM Skillsdemand LOW SKILL SKILLS SURPLUS EQUILIBRIUM Skills supply
  5. 5. The meaning of joining up 5

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