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Are Skills the Answer?The Political Economy of Skill Creation in Advanced Industrial Countries$
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Colin Crouch, David Finegold, and Mari Sako

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780198294382

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294382.001.0001

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The State and Skill Creation: Inevitable Failure?

The State and Skill Creation: Inevitable Failure?

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Are Skills the Answer?
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Colin Crouch

David Finegold

Mari Sako

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294382.003.0004

This chapter explores the practical potentialities for government action in skill creation in the context of contemporary pressures, by examining recent experience in two countries which are historically regarded as the most effective exemplars of detailed state-led systems: France and Sweden. Consideration is given to the Italian approach as a less successful version of the French approach. This leads to some interesting implications. The chapter also looks to the UK where the role of the state has been subject to remarkably frequent change.

Keywords:   skill, skill creation, France, Sweden, Italy, UK, state

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