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|Title:||Cohort Patterns in adult literacy skills: How are new generations doing?|
|Authors:||FLISI SARA; GOGLIO VALENTINA; MERONI ELENA CLAUDIA; VERA TOSCANO MARIA ESPERANZA|
|Citation:||JOURNAL OF POLICY MODELING vol. 41 no. 1 p. 52-65|
|Publisher:||ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC|
|Type:||Articles in periodicals and books|
|Abstract:||Skills are core elements of the socio-economic prospects of individuals, while they also improve national productivity, growth and social cohesion. Understanding how skills evolve over time and what drives their evolution has become a policy priority of many European countries. Using the 1994-1998 International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) and the 2012 Survey on Adult Skills (PIAAC) we build synthetic cohorts and examine how the population gains, loses or preserves cognitive skills (literacy) over time. While, as expected, deterioration in the level of skills due to ageing is common to almost all the European countries studied, for some of them concerns arise for the occurrence of skill deterioration across generations, especially among less well-educated and medium-educated individuals. Certain countries appear to be doing a poorer job in providing the necessary literacy skills over successive generations.|
|JRC Directorate:||Growth and Innovation|
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