Contribution of Vocational Skills Development to Inclusive Industrial Growth and Transformation: An Analysis of Critical Factors in Cambodia (Skills for Industry)

Project Description
The project is implemented in two phases. Phase 1 focuses on the demand side of the labour market in garments, electronic and electrical assembly, and food processing industries. It aims at understanding the linkages between company growth and transformation as well as vocational skills development. Phase 2 is devoted to studying on the supply side including VSD providers and policy makers. 

Project Objective

Specifically, this study has the following objectives:

  • To identify skills shortages and their effects on a firms’ operations and growth;
  • To verify whether VSD programs are a remedy to cope with the skills shortages;
  • To identify the effects of VSD programs on companies’ growth and transformation;
  • To quantify the impacts of increment in skilled labour supply on Cambodia’s labour market, economy, and social welfare; and
  • To explore possible policy implications.

Start Date : 01-Jan-2018
End Date : 01-Jan-2023




Cambodia Development Review

Economy Watch

Cambodia Development Review 24 - 4

Economy Watch

Working Paper 122

The Contribution of Vocational Skills Development to Cambodia’s Economy

Working Paper 119

Cambodia in the Electronic and Electrical Global Value Chains

Edited Book

Job Prospects for Youth, Low-skilled and Women Workers in the Greater Mekong Subregion

Cambodia Development Review 22 - 1

Economy Watch

Cambodia Development Review 21 - 4

Economy Watch

Cambodia Development Review 21 - 3

Economy Watch

Cambodia Development Review 21 - 2

Economy Watch

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