The untapped potential on the European labour market

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Author: Velthuijsen, Jan Willem; Kramer, Gisela; Yildirim, Basar


As the European economy recovers and the labour market is tightening, attracting the right talent will become an increasingly important issue for businesses. The supply of labour does not only matter at the micro-level, but the performance of entire economies hinges on the ability of businesses to find the right workers to fill their vacancies. In specific industries, such as the energy sector, and for specific vacancies, like IT-specialists, businesses find it hard to find workers with the right skills and competences. Generally speaking, workers in STEM (science, technology,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Participation; Labour market; Skills and knowledge; Demographics

Keywords: Labour force participation; Economic impact; Labour supply; Skill needs; Young worker; Older worker

Geographic subjects: Europe

Published: [Amsterdam, Netherlands]: PricewaterhouseCoopers, 2018

Physical description: 16 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 133.777

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