The Skills Road : Skills for Employability in Tajikistan

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Ajwad, Mohamed Ihsan
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Hut, Stefan
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Abdulloev, Ilhom
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Audy, Robin
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de Laat, Joost
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Kataoka, Sachiko
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Larrison, Jennica
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Nikoloski, Zlatko
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Torracchi, Federico
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2014-10-08T13:34:26Z
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2014-10-08T13:34:26Z
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2014-09
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2021-04-23T14:03:55Z
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This report addresses a fundamental question facing policy makers in Tajikistan: is the current level of worker skills hindering employment outcomes? Using a unique household survey, the study finds that skills are valued in Tajikistan’s labor market, yet skills gaps persist. Jobs have been created in more knowledge-intensive occupations and in the service sector as opposed to the more traditional manual jobs, and employment outcomes are stronger for workers with better skills. Analysis of worker skills shows that workers with better cognitive and non-cognitive skills are typically more likely to have the highly sought-after formal sector jobs; and in fact make more frequent and intense use of mathematics and reading skills on the job. Furthermore, workers with better non-cognitive skills tend to become supervisors. The study finds that there are large variations in observed skills among those with the same level of educational attainment, indicating that formal education is failing too many people even though skills are developed during different stages in the life cycle and a host of actors are involved—families, for example, play a central role. The report’s conclusion is that the government could shift the focus from providing access to educational institutions and instead focus on providing the skills (cognitive, non-cognitive, and technical) students need to succeed as adults. The government can also do more to get children off to the right start by investing in early childhood development programs, where rates of return to investment are generally very high and important soft skills are learned. Finally, more can be done to match worker skills with employer demand by improving the use of information in matching skills to jobs in the labor market.
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http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/2014/01/20241169/tajikistan-skills-road-skills-employability-tajikistan
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http://hdl.handle.net/10986/20388
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English
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en_US
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World Bank, Washington, DC
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CC BY 3.0 IGO
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http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/igo/
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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
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ACTIVE LABOR
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ACTIVE LABOR MARKET
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ACTIVE LABOR MARKET PROGRAMS
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ADULT TRAINING
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ADULTS
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AGE COHORT
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COGNITIVE SKILLS
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COGNITIVE STIMULATION
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COGNITIVE TEST
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COMPLETION RATES
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CRITICAL THINKING
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CURRICULA
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DECISION MAKING
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DEPENDENCY RATIO
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DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
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DEVELOPMENT GOALS
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DISSEMINATION
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EARLY CHILDHOOD
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EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT
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ECONOMIC GROWTH
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ECONOMIC MOBILITY
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EDUCATED WORKERS
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EDUCATION ATTAINMENT
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EDUCATION SYSTEM
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EDUCATION SYSTEMS
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EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
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EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENTS
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EDUCATIONAL QUALITY
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ELDERLY
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EMPLOYABILITY
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EMPLOYMENT
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EMPLOYMENT OUTCOMES
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EMPLOYMENT PROSPECTS
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EMPLOYMENT RATE
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EMPLOYMENT RATES
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EMPLOYMENT STATUS
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ENROLLMENT
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ENROLLMENT LEVELS
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EXPANDING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
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FAMILY INCOME
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FEMALE EMPLOYMENT
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FEMALE POPULATION
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FINDING JOBS
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FIRM GROWTH
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FORMAL SCHOOLING
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FORMAL TRAINING
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GENERAL EDUCATION
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GENERIC SKILLS
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HIGH EMPLOYMENT
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HIGH SCHOOL
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HIGHER EDUCATION
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HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS
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HIGHER LEVEL OF EDUCATION
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HOUSEHOLD SURVEY
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HOUSEHOLD SURVEYS
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HUMAN CAPITAL
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INFORMAL ECONOMY
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INFORMAL EMPLOYMENT
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INFORMAL SECTOR
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INFORMAL SECTOR WORKERS
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INTERNAL MIGRATION
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INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
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INTERNATIONAL LABOR ORGANIZATION
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INTERNATIONAL MARKET
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INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION
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INTERPERSONAL SKILLS
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JOB CREATION
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JOB INSECURITY
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JOB SEARCH
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JOB SEARCHES
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JOB SECURITY
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JOB SEEKERS
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JOB VACANCIES
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JOBS
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LABOR CONTRACT
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LABOR DEMAND
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LABOR FORCE
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LABOR LAW
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LABOR MARKET
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LABOR MARKET DEMAND
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LABOR MARKET INFORMATION
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LABOR MARKET INFORMATION SYSTEMS
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LABOR MARKET NEEDS
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LABOR MARKET OUTCOME
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LABOR MARKET OUTCOMES
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LABOR MARKET PROGRAM
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LABOR MARKET PROGRAMS
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LABOR MARKETS
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LABOR MIGRANTS
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LABOR ORGANIZATION
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LABOR PRODUCTIVITY
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LABOR SUPPLY
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LABOUR
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LABOUR MARKET
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LEARNING OUTCOMES
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LEGAL STATUS
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LEVELS OF EDUCATION
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LIFE-LONG LEARNING
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LITERACY
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LITERACY SKILLS
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LIVING STANDARDS
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LOW-INCOME COUNTRIES
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MARITAL STATUS
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MARKET ECONOMY
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MATHEMATICS
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MIGRANT
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MIGRANTS
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MODERNIZATION
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NUMBER OF PEOPLE
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NUMERACY
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NUTRITION
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OCCUPATIONS
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OLD AGE
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OLDER ADULTS
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OLDER WORKERS
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ON-THE-JOB TRAINING
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ON-THE-JOB TRAINING PROGRAM
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OPEN UNEMPLOYMENT
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PAYING JOBS
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PENSIONS
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PERMANENT JOB
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PERSONALITY
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PHYSICAL HEALTH
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PHYSICAL WORK
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PLACE OF RESIDENCE
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POLICY GOALS
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POLICY MAKERS
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POPULATION GROWTH
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PRESCHOOL ENROLLMENT
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PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
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PRIVATE FIRMS
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PRIVATE SECTOR
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PRIVATE SECTOR WORKERS
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PROBLEM SOLVING
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PRODUCTIVE EMPLOYMENT
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PRODUCTIVITY GAINS
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PRODUCTIVITY GROWTH
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PRODUCTIVITY LEVELS
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PROVISION OF SERVICES
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PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT
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PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT SERVICES
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PUBLIC SECTOR JOBS
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PUSH FACTORS
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QUALITY ASSURANCE
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QUALITY OF EDUCATION
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READING
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READING SKILLS
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REAL WAGES
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REGIONAL COOPERATION
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REMITTANCE
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REMITTANCES
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RESPECT
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RETIREMENT
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RURAL AREAS
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SALARIED WORKERS
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SCHOOLING
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SCHOOLS
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SEASONAL LABOR
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SECONDARY EDUCATION
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SECONDARY SCHOOL
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SERVICE SECTOR
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SKILL ACQUISITION
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SKILL DEVELOPMENT
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SKILL TRAINING
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SKILL TYPE
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SKILLED WORKFORCE
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SKILLS ASSESSMENT
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SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
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SKILLS FOR EMPLOYMENT
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SKILLS REQUIREMENTS
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SMALL BUSINESSES
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STAGES OF LIFE
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STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISE
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STATE-OWNED ENTERPRISES
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STUDENT ASSESSMENT
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TEACHING
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TEACHING QUALITY
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TECHNICAL EDUCATION
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TECHNICAL SKILLS
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TERTIARY LEVEL
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TOTAL FACTOR PRODUCTIVITY
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TRAINING PROGRAMS
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TRAINING SYSTEM
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UNIVERSAL ACCESS
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UNPAID FAMILY WORKERS
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VOCATIONAL SKILLS
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WAGE EMPLOYMENT
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WAGE GROWTH
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WAGE PREMIUM
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WORK EXPERIENCE
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WORKER
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WORKERS
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WORKING CONDITIONS
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WORKING POPULATION
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WORKING-AGE POPULATION
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WORKING-AGE POPULATIONS
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WORLD POPULATION
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YOUNG ADULTS
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YOUNG MEN
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YOUNG PEOPLE
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YOUNG WORKERS
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YOUNGER WORKERS
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YOUTH
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YOUTH LABOR
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The Skills Road : Skills for Employability in Tajikistan
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Jobs
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2014-09-26
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Publications & Research :: Working Paper
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Publications & Research
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http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/2014/01/20241169/tajikistan-skills-road-skills-employability-tajikistan
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Social Protection and Labor
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Education
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yes
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000470435_20140926105149
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20241169
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91009
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http://www-wds.worldbank.org/external/default/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2014/09/26/000470435_20140926105149/Rendered/PDF/910090WP0P14350d000Tajikistan0Final.pdf
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Europe and Central Asia
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Tajikistan
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Public Administration, Law, and Justice :: Public administration- Other social services
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Health and other social services :: Other social services
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Social protection and risk management :: Improving labor markets
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Social dev/gender/inclusion :: Other social development
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Access and Equity in Basic Education
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Health, Nutrition and Population :: Population Policies
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Social Protections and Labor :: Labor Markets
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Education :: Primary Education
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Education :: Education For All
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Social Protect & Labor - GP (GSPDR)
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