Sunday, January 23, 2011

The Skills Imperative in America

According to Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, a research fellow at the Peter G Peterson Institute for International Economics:
It is the best educated and those with the highest skills that derive the most benefits from a globalizing economy. As the US workforce becomes relatively less skill-intensive vis-à-vis the entire world, the broader benefits of the global economy, both in terms of job creation (and national well-being), are going to decline.
The skills imperative in America is crucial to our nation’s future prosperity…

Jacob Funk Kirkegaard

Source: Tankersley, J (2011, January 21), What Really Happened to 15 Million Jobs? Atlantic.

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