- 2079-4797 (online)
Climate Change, Employment and Local Development in Poland
- Gabriela Miranda1, Randall W. Eberts2, 3, Elvira González4, Vanessa Foo5, Przemyslaw Kulawczuk6
- Author Affiliations
- 1: OECD, France
- 2: W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, United States
- 3: Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, United States
- 4: Tomillo Centre for Economic Studies, Spain
- 5: Economist Intelligence Unit, United Kingdom
- 6: University of Gdansk, Poland
- 01 Dec 2011
- Bibliographic information
The report analyses the impacts of climate change (including its effects on policy and regulations) on the local labour markets in Podlaskie and Pomorskie and provides policy recommendations on how make the best use of the assets in place to boost green economic activities while creating greener jobs.
The report examines the role that the public sector and other key labour market institutions play in facilitating the transition to a green economy. Although it is certain that the impact of this transition on jobs, on the workforce and on businesses will vary from region to region, it is also certain that those regions investing in the right skills and removing barriers to green entrepreneurship and growth will gain from this new context.