Links to further information

There are a number of sources that can give you more information about PIAAC and the implementation of PIAAC in the Nordic and Baltic countries. Here, we collect useful links to the websites of the OECD and national PIAAC websites. You also find links to published reports and articles, as well as research based on PIAAC data in the overview below.

Information from the OECD

http://www.oecd.org/skills/piaac/

National websites

International reports

International reports from OECD
Adult skills in the Nordic region

National reports

Country Name
Denmark Færdigheder i læsning, regning og problemløsning med it i Danmark
Danskernes kompetencer
Fra 15 til 27 år. Pisa 2000-eleverne i 2011/12
Estonia Oskuste kasulikkus tööturul
Infotöötlusoskuste tipud ja mahajääjad Eestis
Tehnoloogiarikkas keskkonnas probleemilahendusoskuste tase ja IKT kasutus Eesti elanike hulgas
Infotöötlusoskuste roll soolise ja keelelise palgalõhe selgitamisel Eestis
Haridus ja oskused
Õpetajate oskused PIAAC andmete baasil
Täiskasvanute lugemishuvi ja lugemisoskus erinevates Eesti piirkondades PIAAC uuringu alusel
Keeleoskusest PIAAC uuringu baasil
PIAAC and its meaning in Estonia
Täiskasvanute oskused, nende kasutamine ja kasulikkus Eestis
Oskused ja elukestev õppe: kellelt ja mida on Eestil oskuste parandamiseks õppida?
Finland PIAAC 2012. Kansainvälisen aikuistutkimuksen ensituloksia
Norway Ferdigheter i voksenbefolkningen
Voksnes basisferdigheter – resultater fra PIAAC
Den internasjonale undersøkelsen om lese- og tallforståelse – PIAAC
Sweden Den internationella undersökningen av vuxnas färdigheter
Vuxna med svaga färdigheter
Personer med svaga färdigheter arbetar i lägre utsträckning
Article in Statistics Sweden paper «Välfärd» page 20-21
Läsfärdigheter skiljer stort bland utrikes födda
Article in Statistics Sweden paper «Välfärd» page 8-10
Höga läsfärdigheter bland unga
Article in Statistics Sweden paper «Välfärd» page 13-17

Research

Albæk, K. (2016). A test of the ‘Use it or Lose It’hypothesis in labour markets around the world. Estudios de Economía Aplicada, 34(2), 323-352.

Albæk, K., & Rosdahl, A. (2019). Decomposing Cross-Country Differences in Skills: Evidence from Four Nordic Countries. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 63(2), 163-178.

Barth, E., Schøne, P. & von Simson, K. (2016). Sammenhengen mellom ferdigheter fra ungdomsskolen og ferdigheter i PIAAC-undersøkelsen. Søkelys på arbeidslivet. 33(4), 349- 359.

Barth, E., Keute, A. L., Schøne, P., von Simson, K., & Steffensen, K. (2021). NEET status and early versus later skills among young adults: Evidence from linked register-PIAAC data. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 65(1), 140-152.

Billington, M. G., Nissinen, K., & Gabrielsen, E. (2017). When Investment in Basic Skills Returns. Adult Education Quarterly, 67(2), 136-154.

Byrne, K., & Plekhanov, A. (2021). Education reforms and adult skills: Evidence from Estonia. Economics of Education Review, 82, 102106.

Cort, P., & Larson, A. (2015). The non-shock of PIAAC–Tracing the discursive effects of PIAAC in Denmark. European educational research journal, 14(6), 531-548.

Grøgaard, J., Børing, P. (2017) What matters most for adult employment – cognitive skills or formal education? NIFU rapport 2017/19.

Gustafsson, J. E. (2016). Lasting effects of quality of schooling: Evidence from PISA and PIAAC. Intelligence, 57, 66-72.

Halapuu, V., Valk, A. (2013). Täiskasvanute oskused Eestis ja maailmas: PIAAC uuringu esmased tulemused. Tartu: Haridus- ja Teadusministeerium.

Halapuu, V. (2015). Oskuste ja hariduse mittevastavuse mõõtmine Eestis PIAACi andmete baasil. Tartu: Haridus- ja Teadusministeerium.

Jakobsen, V., & Bendiksen, M. (2014). Indvandreres færdigheder og brug af voksenuddannelse. Samfundsøkonomen, 2014(4), 28-36.

Kaldmäe, L. (2019) PIAAC Eesti andmestiku analüüsi lühiülevaade hariduslikust ülejäägist kõrgharitute hulgas

Larsen, M. & Rosdahl, A. (2014). Færdigheder i læsning, regning og problemløsning med it i LO-målgruppen. PIAAC-analyse på LO-området. SFI – Det Nationale Forskningscenter for Velfærd. Udgivet af LO. LO Indblik.

Lundetræ, K., & Gabrielsen, E. (2016). Relationship between literacy skills and self-reported health in the Nordic countries. Scandinavian Journal Of Public Health, 44(8), 758-764.

Lind, P., & Mellander, E. (2020). The Immigration-Skill Nexus: Similarities and Differences among the Nordic Countries. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 64(4), 508-521.

Malin, A. red. (2014): Associations between age and cognitive foundation skills in the Nordic countries. University of Jyväskylä, Finnish Institute for Educational Research

Paas, Tiiu; Tverdostup, Maryna (2016) : Assessment of labour market returns in the case of gender unique human capital, 56th Congress of the European Regional Science Association: “Cities & Regions: Smart, Sustainable, Inclusive?”, 23-26 August 2016, Vienna, Austria, European Regional Science Association (ERSA), Louvain-la-Neuve

Rasmusson, M., Albæk, K., Lind, P., & Myrberg, M. (2019). Cognitive Foundation Skills Following Vocational Versus General Upper-Secondary Education: A Long-Term Perspective. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 63(7), 985-1006.

Støren, L. A., Lundetræ, K., & Børing, P. (2018). Country differences in numeracy skills: how do they vary by job characteristics and education levels?. International Journal of Lifelong Education, 37(5), 578-597.

Sørensen, K. L., & Krassel, K. F. (2019). Childhood and Adulthood Skill Acquisition-Importance for Labor Market Outcomes. Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research, 20(1), 1-23.

Tikkanen, T. (2017). Problem-solving skills, skills needs and participation in lifelong learning in technology-intensive work in the Nordic countries. Journal of Contemporary Educational Studies/Sodobna Pedagogika, 68(4).

Valk, A. (201) HTMi aasta-analüüs 2017. Eesti hariduse viis tugevust. Head oskused, Haridus- ja Teadusministeerium