Literacy in the Information Age: Final Report of the International Adult Literacy Survey

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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2000 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 185 pages
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Contents

Skills for the Twentyfirst Century
1
5 Flexible management practices
7
Population Distributions of Adult Literacy
13
3 Multiple comparisons of literacy proficiency
19
How Literacy is Developed and Sustained
27
Chapter 3
29
5 Age and literacy controlling for education
35
10 Writing at work
41
16 Reading books and watching television
48
20 Handicaps imposed by low reading skills
54
Outcomes and Benefits of Literacy
61
4 Literacy and short and longterm unemployment
67
8 Probability of being whitecollar highskilled by education levels and literacy skills
73
12 GDP per capita and literacy
80
Chapter 5
87
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15 Likelihood of participation by literacy engagement at work
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