Skill shortages: Local perspectives from England
UNSPECIFIED. (2003) Skill shortages: Local perspectives from England. REGIONAL STUDIES, 37 (2). pp. 123-134. ISSN 0034-3404Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0034340022000075126
Skill shortages have important implications for economic competitiveness and social inclusion. This paper is concerned with examining contrasts in skill shortages between local areas in England, drawing on information from the 1999 Employers Skill Survey (ESS). Analyses of the incidence of skill shortage vacancies at local level reveals both broad regional and intra-regional variations. The relationships between the incidence of skill shortage vacancies and local labour market conditions are explored and a typology of Local Learning and Skills Council areas is developed, distinguishing between areas on the basis of the incidence of skill shortages relative to the national average and their relative unemployment rates.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation
|Journal or Publication Title:||REGIONAL STUDIES|
|Official Date:||April 2003|
|Number of Pages:||12|
|Page Range:||pp. 123-134|
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