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The structure of employment and graduate employment in Scotland, 2001 – 2009

Sutherland, John (2010) The structure of employment and graduate employment in Scotland, 2001 – 2009. Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary, 34 (1). pp. 55-61. ISSN 2046-5378

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The current policy scenario in Scotland presumes the development of what is commonly referred to as a ‘knowledge economy’. Moreover, the policy assumption is that, in time, most of those who participate in the labour market will find work in occupations compatible with being ‘knowledge workers’, subsequent to and consequential of personal human capital investment in education, most especially to degree level (Reich, 1993: Warhurst, 2008).