Skills, Competitiveness and Productivity
Fozia Aftab Kiani,
Afsheen Ashraf () and
Muhammad Husnain ()
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Muhammad Khan: Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology, Islamabad
Fozia Aftab Kiani: Ministry of Labour and Manpower, Islamabad
Authors registered in the RePEc Author Service: Muhammad Khan and
Muhammad Aamir Khan
The Pakistan Development Review, 2009, vol. 48, issue 4, 473–486
This study reviews selected indicators on skills and productivity for the period 2000-2008 using labour force survey data. The review of the labour market demonstrates the need of enhancement of skills as well as improved access to skills and education which are necessary to enter a virtuous circle of higher productivity, employment, incomes growth, and development. Without a workforce that is continuously acquiring new and improved skills, it will be difficult for Pakistan to be competitive in the globalising world. The analysis clearly emphasises the need for reforms in the technical and vocational education and training system.
Keywords: Skills; Productivity; Labour Market; Competitiveness (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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