The Role of Skills in a Growth Strategy for the UK





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Published on Mar 21, 2012

The Role of Skills In a Growth Strategy for the UK
LSE Growth Commission, Evidence Session 1: Human Capital

Speaker(s): Eric Hanushek, Stephen Machin, Ludger Wößmann

Recorded on 14 March 2012 in LSE Research Lab, Room LRB.R405, 4th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building

mp3 audio podcast and pdf slides available here - http://www2.lse.ac.uk/newsAndMedia/vi...

In this session, Eric Hanushek, Stephen Machin and Ludger Wößmann gave their views on the role skills should play in the formulation and implementation of a strategy to secure long-term growth for the UK, reflecting on lessons from international experience and state of the art academic literature.

Eric Hanushek is the Paul and Jean Hanna Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University. He has been a leader in the development of economic analysis of educational issues, and his work on efficiency, resource usage, and economic outcomes of schools has frequently entered into the design of both US and international educational policy.

Steve Machin is Professor of Economics at University College London, Research Director at the Centre for Economic Performance, a member of the Low Pay Commission and Director of the Centre for the Economics of Education.

Ludger Wößmann is Head of Human Capital and Innovation at CES Ifo Institute for Economic Research, University of Munich.

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