Making an impact in the Kurdistan region -- Iraq : summary of four studies to assess the present and future labor market, improve technical vocational education and training, reform the health sector, and build data collection capacity / C. Ross Anthony [and 8 others].
- Machine generated contents note: ch. One Introduction -- Assessing the Present and Future Labor Market in the KRI -- Improving Technical and Vocational Education and Training in the KRI -- Health Sector Reform in the KRI -- Capacity Building at the Kurdistan Region Statistics Office Through Data Collection -- Methods -- ch. Two Assessing the Present and Future Labor Market in the KRI -- The Composition of the Labor Force Is Changing -- Employers Demand Technical Knowledge, Practical Experience, and Soft Skills -- Employment Is Likely to Grow Most Rapidly in Such Service Sectors as Construction, Transportation, and Domestic Trade -- Labor Market Information Systems Can Monitor Labor Market Performance -- Suggested Policy Actions for the KRG to Meet Private-Sector Labor-Market Needs -- ch. Three Improving Technical and Vocational Education and Training in the KRI -- The KRI Offers Three Types of Vocational Education -- Enrollment in Tertiary Technical Schools Is Growing, While Enrollment in Secondary Vocational Schools Is Low -- The KRI's Current TVET Preparation Does Not Meet the Needs of the Labor Market or Students -- TVET Can Help Graduates Prepare for Current and Future Jobs -- International Practices Provide Lessons for Improving TVET in the KRI -- Recommendations for Improving TVET -- Conclusion -- ch. Four Health Sector Reform in the KRI -- There Are Challenges to Implementing Health Financing Reform in the KRI -- A Strategic Vision and Road Map for Health Financing Reform -- Addressing the Dual-Practice Challenge -- Improving Primary Care -- Improving Patient Safety and Health Care Quality -- Initial Findings from RAND's Patient Safety Assessment -- Recommendations for Improving Patient Safety -- Implementing Policies to Pursue Change -- ch. Five Capacity Building at the Kurdistan Region Statistics Office Through Data Collection -- The KRI Built Its Data Collection Capacity -- Sampling -- Questionnaire Design -- Data Collection, Cleaning, and Validating -- Data Analysis -- Coordination of Workshops with Survey Implementation -- The Kurdistan Region Labor Force Survey Provides Data on the Labor Market and Labor-Market Conditions -- Labor Force Participation -- Employment Rate, Unemployment, and Underemployment -- Unemployment Rate by Age, Gender, and Education -- Other Characteristics of the KRI Labor Force and Economy.
- "This executive summary describes key results from four studies carried out by the RAND Corporation as part of Phase II of its work for the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). The KRG asked RAND to undertake several studies aimed at improving the economic and social development of the Kurdistan Region -- Iraq."--Page 4 of cover.
- At head of title: Kurdistan Regional Government, Ministry of Planning.
"Sponsored by the Kurdistan Regional Government."
"RR-873-KRG"--Page 4 of cover.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 45-46).
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