Firm and worker training in the Caribbean: a report for the World Bank

The main objective of this publication is to examine the challenges and opportunities facing the Caribbean in promoting skills and technology with the aim of increasing productivity.

Firm and worker training are expected to increase labour productivity through improved skills of the workforce. If implemented right, technical and vocational training of the workforce has shown significant impact on employability, salary and productivity and is furthermore known to facilitate increased investment in technology.

This study assesses the extent to which Caribbean governments, private sector and workers associations have succeeded in promoting productivity through training policies.

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