What Green Growth Means for Workers and Labour Market Policies: An Initial Assessment
Abstract:A successful transition towards a low‐carbon and resource‐efficient economy will reshape the labour market in ways that create new opportunities for workers, but also new risks. The challenge for labour market and skill policies is to maximise the benefits from this transition for workers and help assure a fair sharing of unavoidable adjustment costs, while also supporting broader green growth policies. This chapter sheds light on these policy challenges and provides guidance for how they can best be met.
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: 2012-07-01