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What incentives to learn at the bottom end of the labour market?

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UK policymakers desire to see more and better jobs in the labour market mirrors deepening concern that the quality of much employment is poor, wages are low and opportunities to progress are limited. The result is social inequality, growing and highly persistent income inequality and a lack of social mobility. The focus of current policy is on the need to ensure that those at the lower end of the labour market invest in their human capital through re-engaging with learning, which is assumed t...

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Cardiff University
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SKOPE
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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Education
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ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE)
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ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE) Publisher's website
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SKOPE Research Paper
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http://www.skope.ox.ac.uk/publications
Publication date:
2010-01-01
ISSN:
1466-1535
Paper number:
94, July 2010
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English
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2010-12-07

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