Flexicurity Background Paper

The Future of Work Commission today released the first of its background papers on flexicurity. The paper Education and Training – Lessons from Denmark was written by economist and former McKinsey and Company consultant Kinley Salmon.

Flexicurity is a way of ensuring a high level of security for workers while retaining economic growth with three main components: flexible labour markets, generous benefits, and extensive active labour market policies - in particular education and training - to get people back to work. This paper focusses on the education and training component and the experience of that in Denmark.

The paper is available here.

Please send your feedback to futureofwork@labour.org.nz or use the feedback form on the background papers page. 

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