This paper reports the findings of a research project that examined the role of training in two government-initiated, economic regeneration programs implemented in Canada and in England. The paper proposes that training programs, especially those found as part of economic development schemes, must be understood within the broader political economy into which economic development programs are introduced. An analysis of economic, policy, and training literature reveals that training often remains unconnected to either economic development or broader policy discussions.
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White, Melissa Dr.
"The Political Economy of Training in Canada and England: Politics, pragmatism and public opinion in a post-industrial age,"
Comparative and International Education / Éducation Comparée et Internationale:
3, Article 3.
Available at: http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/cie-eci/vol43/iss3/3