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Professor Rob Wilson - Publications

2018

2016

  • Bimrose, J., Wilson, R., Barnes, S-A., Owen, D., Li, Y., Green, A., Bosworth, L., Millar, P., Holden, A., Attwell, G., Rustemeier, P., Elferink, R. and Higginbottom, J. (2015). LMI for All: Developing a Careers Database (Final report). London: UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

2015

  • Meagher, Gerald A., Robert A. Wilson and Janine Dixon (2015) Climate change mitigation and induced structural adjustment in the markets for labour. Chapter 2 in Cedefop; OECD (2015). Green skills and innovation for inclusive growth. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.Cedefop reference series.

2014

  • Bosworth, D., Li, Y. and Wilson, R. (2014). Estimating Innovation Spillovers: An International Sectoral and UK Enterprise Study. BIS Research Paper No. 178. London: Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.
  • R. A. Wilson, H. Tarjáni and H. Rihova (2014, forthcoming) Approaches to Skills Anticipation and Matching at Sectoral Level. One of a series of Guides to be jointly published under the auspices of ETF/Cedefop/ILO
  • R. A. Wilson, and B Kriechel et al. (2014) A guide on foresights, scenarios and forecasts of future skill needs.. One of a series of Guides to be jointly published under the auspices of ETF/Cedefop/ILO
  • Wilson, R. A, Rachel Beaven, Erez Yerushalmi, and Ben Gardiner (2014) An Assessment of the Feasibility and Usefulness of Developing Skills Forecasting in the NET MED Youth countries – Regional Situational Analysis Report v2. Report for UNESCO, Institute for Employment Reseach University of Warwick: Coventry.January 2015
  • G.A.Meagher+, R.A.Wilson and Janine Dixon (2014) Climate Change Mitigation and Induced Structural Adjustment in the Markets for Labour. Contribution to Cedefop/OECD 2nd Green Skills Forum on Green Skills and Innovation for Inclusive Growth, Paris, 14 February, 2014
  • Wilson R,.A. R. Beaven, M. May-Gillings, G. Hay, and J Stevens, (2014) Working Futures 2012-2022. UK Commission for Employment and Skills: Wath on Dearne
  • Wilson R.A. (2014) Working Futures 2012-2022. Presentation to UKCES and other users, March 18th 2014 Garnett Theatre, The Work Foundation, 21 Palmer Street, London, SW1H 0AD

2013

  • Wilson R,.A., R. Beavan and E Alexandri (2013) Mid-term skills supply and demand forecast Overview of New Projections. Cedefop : Thessaloniki
  • Wilson R,.A. (with others ) (2013) German labour Market Projections Arbeitsmarkt 2030 Eine strategische Vorausschau auf die Entwicklung von Angebot und Nachfrage in Deutschland Hauptbericht 2012 (Projekt Zb 1-04812- 1/17 for the German Bundesministeriums für Arbeit und Soziales). FMLSA
  • Wilson, R.A. (2013) 40 years of using the LFS to assess and anticipate changing skill needs . paper presented at The Labour Force Survey: past, present and future. BIS Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, London, Thursday 28th November 2013
  • Wilson, R.A. (2013). Skills Anticipation - the Future of Work and Education. International Journal of Educational Research. , (published on line in April 2013 - http://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S0883035513000335)

2012

  • Wilson (with Andy Dickerson) (2012) Developing Occupational Skills Profiles For Singapore: A Methodological Proposal.in Sung, Johnny (2012) “Globalising Skills: Implications for Singapore” CSC-IAL publication (Civil Service College/ Institute for Adult Learning: pp 81-93, ISBN: 978-981-07-3696-5
  • Wilson, R.A. (2012) Skills Forecasting in the UK in Arendt, L. and M. Ulrichs “Best practices in Forecasting Labour Demand in Europe” Report II, pp 11-50, Istytut Pracy I Spraw Socjalnych (IPISS):Warsaw ISBN 978-83-61125-73-0
  • Wilson, R., (with Dickerson, A., Kik, G., and Dhillon, D). (2012). Developing occupational skills profiles for the UK. UK Commission for Employment and Skills. Retrieved from http://www.ukces.org.uk/assets/ukces/docs/publications/evidence-report-44-developing-occupational-skills-profiles-for-the-uk-a-feasibilitystudy.pdf
  • Wilson, R. A., and K. Homenidou (2012). Working Futures 2010-2020: Main Report. UK Commission for Employment and Skills: Wath on Dearne. http://www.ukces.org.uk/publications/er41-working-futures-2010-2020
  • Wilson, R. A., (2012). Working Futures 2010-2020: Sectoral Report. UK Commission for Employment and Skills: Wath on Dearne.
  • Wilson, R.A. (2012). Forecasting skill supply and demand in Europe to 2020: Overview/Synthesis. Cedefop project on Forecasting skill supply and demand in Europe 2020. Technical Paper no. 01: Cedefop: Thessaloniki.
  • Wilson, R.A. (2012) Skills Forecasting in the UK in Arendt, L. and M. Ulrichs “Best practices in Forecasting Labour Demand in Europe” Report II, pp 11-50, Istytut Pracy I Spraw Socjalnych (IPISS):Warsaw ISBN 978-83-61125-73-0

2011

  • Wilson, R.A. (2011). Anticipation of labour market needs: Lessons from a UK and pan-European Perspective. European Commission Presidency Conference On Youth Employment, 4-5 April 2011, Budapest.
  • Wilson, R. A. (with Mark Spilsbury) (2011) Skills Forecasting in the UK: Working Futures, paper presented at Challenges facing Labour Market Statistics, ONS Labour Market Statistics Theme Group Conference, 2 March 2011 BIS Conference Centre, Victoria, London
  • Wilson, R.A. (2011) Anticipating Future Skill Needs in the Labour Market. Institute for Career Guidance Annual Conference in Belfast 4-5 November 2010. Keynote presentation.
  • Wilson, R.A. (2011) Higher Education and the Labour Market: Anticipating Future Skill Needs. Keynote address to ihepi 2010 conference From Higher Education to Innovation: Management and Entrepreneurship in a Changing market. Hungarian Parliament Budapest, 6-8 September 2010. Published in Agnieszka Klucznik-Tora, Krisztina Bodis & Istvan Kiss Pal (eds) From Higer Education to Innovation: Publikon Publishers/IDResaerch Ltd, ISBN: 978-615-5001-15-4, pp35-478
  • Wilson, R.A. (2011) Anticipation of labour market needs: Lessons from a UK and pan-European Perspective. European Commission Presidency Conference on Youth Employment, 4-5 April 2011, Budapest.
  • Wilson, R.A et al. (2011). Anticipating skill needs of the labour force and equipping people for new jobs - Which role for Public Employment Services in early identification of skill needs and labour up-skilling? DG Employment Contract no. VC/2009/005, Final report October 2010, Danish Technological Institute, ÖSB Consulting & Warwick Institute for Employment Research
  • Wilson, R.A et al. (2011). Studies on Sustainability Issues – Green Jobs; Trade and Labour: Second Interim Report for the European Commission, DG Employment, 24 March 2011 Cambridge Econometrics.
  • Wilson, R.A et al. (2011). UK Employment and Skills Almanac. Evidence Report 12. UK commission for Employment and Skills: Wath upon Dearne.
  • Wilson, R.A et al. (2011). UK Employment and Skills Almanac 2010, March 2011, UKCES.
  • Wilson R.A. et al. (2011). Manpower 2010 Update: the Worldwide Demand for and Supply of Seafarers. BIMCO/ISF.

2010

  • Curson, J. A., Dell, M. E., Wilson, R. A., Bosworth, D. L. and Baldauf, B. (2010) 'Who does workforce planning well? : Workforce review team rapid review summary' International Journal Of Health Care Quality Assurance 23 (1), 110 - 119 [article]
  • Wilson, R. (2010). Anticipating skills needs in Europe: Issues and Implications. Keynote presentation at a New Skills Network event in Reykjavik on the 31st May/1st June http://www.newskillsnetwork.eu/id/1431
  • Wilson (R.A (2010). Lessons from America: a Research and Policy Briefing. UKCES Briefing Paper Series UK Commission for Employment and CE Wath on Dearne http://www.ukces.org.uk/briefing-papers/lessons-from-america-a-research-and-policy-briefing-paper
  • Wilson, R.A. et al. (2010). Skills supply and demand in Europe: medium-term forecast up to 2020. Cedefop (European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, 2010): Thessaloniki. (http://cedefop.europa.eu/EN/Files/3052_en.pdf)

2009

  • Wilson, R. A. (2009) 'The demand for STEM graduates: some benchmark projections' in Engineering UK 2008, 123 - 127, Editors: Wilson, R., London: Council for Industry and Higher Education
  • Wilson, R.A. et al. (for Cedefop). (2009) Future skill supply in Europe. Medium-term forecast up to 2020: synthesis report. Luxembourg: Office for Official publications of the European Communities, 2009.
  • Wilson, R.A., K. Homenidou and L Gambin (2009), Working Futures 2007-2017. UKCES: Wath on Dearne. (see http://www.ukces.org.uk/Default.aspx?page=4685).
  • Wilson, R.A, (with D. Glenn (principal author) and J. Dowden) (2009) Transport Statistics Bulletin, UK Seafarers Statistics: 2009 Department for Transport.
  • Wilson, R.A. (2009) The Demand for STEM Graduates: some benchmark projections. Report prepared for CIHE/ETB/DIUS. Council for Industry and Higher Education: London.
  • Wilson, R.A. (2009). The future of work and implications for education. in Educational, social and technological futures: a report from the Beyond Current Horizons Programme for DCSF http://www.beyondcurrenthorizons.org.uk/outcomes/reports/final-report-2009/

2008

  • Bosworth, D., Jones, P. and Wilson, R. (2008) 'The transition to a highly qualified workforce' Education Economics 16 (2), 127 - 14
  • Wilson, R. A. (2008) 'Local and sub-regional medium-term skills forecasting in the UK' in Regional forecasting on labour markets, 13 - 37, Editors: Knobel, C., Kriechel, B. and Schmid, A., München: Rainer Hampp Verlag.
  • Wilson, R.A. (2008). The Rising Demand for STEM Graduates. Engineering UK 2008, (October, pp123-127). The Engineering and Technology Board (ETB): London. (http://www.etechb.co.uk/).
  • Wilson, R.A. (2008). Medium-term forecast of occupational skill needs in Europe, (with Alena Zukersteinova, Cedefop .
  • Wilson, R.A. (2008). Using the European LFS to anticipate changing skill needs, paper presented at the ISA-RC33 7th International Conference in Naples, September 1-5, 2008; Session Title: Comparative Analysis of European Microdata from Official Statistics.
  • Wilson, R.A. (2008). (with F Coevers, B Gardiner, I.Livanos, B. Kreichel and H Pollitt) Future skill needs in Europe. Medium-term forecast: synthesis report. Cedefop. Luxembourg: Office for Official publications of the European Communities, 2008, pp.
  • Wilson, R. A., et al. (2008). Medium-term forecasts of occupational skill needs in Europe: Synthesis Report, presented at the CEDEFOP AGORA conference February 22-23. Thessaloniki.
  • Wilson, R.A (2008). Local and Sub-regional medium-term skills forecasting in the UK. in C. Knobel, B. Kriechel , A Schmid (eds.)): Regional Forecasting on Labour Markets, Rainer Hampp Verlag, München u. Mering 2008, ISBN 978-3-86618-305-6 (pages 13-37.)
  • Wilson, R.A. (2008). The Future of Work: What Does Work Mean 2025 and Beyond? DCSF Beyond Current Horizons Challenge Paper, DCSF.

2007

  • Wilson, R. A. (2007). The Skillsnet project on Medium-term forecasts of occupational skill needs in Europe: an overview. Paper presented at the CEDEFOP Workshop on Medium-term forecast of occupational skill needs in Europe: Interim results. 3RD TECHNICAL WORKSHOP, May 7-8 2007, Maastricht, Netherlands, (Event organised within the framework of Cedefop’s international network on Early identification of skill needs, May 2007).
  • Wilson, R.A. (2007). (with Derek Bosworth and Paul Jones), The Transition to a Highly Qualified Workforce. Education Economics, I,. First, 1–22.
  • Wilson, R.A. (2007). “Trends in Employment Creation in Europe” . in Perspectives On Employment and Social Policy Coordination in the European Union. Ministério do Trabalho e da Solidariedade Social: Lisbon. paper prepared for the Portuguese Presidency Conference on Employment In Europe - Prospects and Priorities, Lisbon, 8-9 October 2007 http://www.mtss.gov.pt/eu2007pt/en/preview_documentos.asp?r=29&m=pdf
  • Wilson R.A, and R.M Lindley (2007). “Identifying Skill Needs in the UK.” in O. Strietska-Illina and M. Tessaring (eds.) Systems, Institutional Frameworks and Processes for Early identification of Skill Needs. CEDEFOP Panorama series, 135: Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, pp 25-54 (proceedings from conference organised by CEDEFOP in Dublin, 25-26 November 2004). ISBN 92-896-0391-7
  • Wilson, R.A. et al (2007), Skills in England 2007 Key Messages.Learning and Skills Council. Coventry. (see also other volumes at: http://research.lsc.gov.uk/LSC+Research/published/skills-in-england/
  • Wilson, R.A. (2007). European Skills for the 21st Century. Presentation at AGORA Thessaloniki XXVI Conference: “Building A European VET Area”, 26-27th April 2007
  • Wilson R.A, and R.M Lindley (2007). “Pan European Skills Forecasts”. in Zukersteinova A. and O. Strietska-Illina (eds.) Towards European Skill Needs Forecasting. CEDEFOP Panorama series, 137: Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, pp 5-24, (Paper originally presented at the Feasibility Workshop on European Skill Needs Forecasting, Pafos, Cyprus, 20-21 October 2005). ISBN 978-92-896-0479-6
  • Wilson R.A (2007). “Skill Needs Forecasting in the UK: Sources and methods for Working Futures”. in Zukersteinova A. and O. Strietska-Illina (eds.) Towards European Skill Needs Forecasting. CEDEFOP Panorama series, 137: Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, pp 143-153, (Paper originally presented at the Feasibility Workshop on European Skill Needs Forecasting, Pafos, Cyprus, 20-21 October 2005). ISBN 978-92-896-0479-6

2006 and earlier publications

  • Wilson, R. A. (2006). Pan-European Employment Projections: Some Preliminary Results. Paper presented at the CEDEFOP workshop on Anticipating Europe’s Skill Needs, 2-3 November 2006, University of Warwick, UK. : IER University of Warwick.
  • Wilson, R.A., K. Homenidou and A. Dickerson (2006). Working Futures: National Report, Sector Skills Development Agency: Wath on Dearne. (see also the Sectoral, Regional Qualifications and Technical volumes at: http://www.ssda.org.uk/ssda/default.aspx?page=28).
  • Wilson, R. and B. Baldauf (2006). NHS Future Workforce Needs: A report prepared on behalf of the WPiLSU, Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick: Coventry. (see: http://www.wideningparticipation.nhs.uk/pages/ and http://www.wideningparticipation.nhs.uk/docs/NHS%20Future%20Workforce%20Needs%20-%20Warwick%20Institute.pdf
  • Wilson, R. A. (2006). Pan-European Employment Projections: Some Preliminary Results. Paper presented at the CEDEFOP workshop on Anticipating Europe’s Skill Needs, 2-3 November 2006, University of Warwick, UK. : IER University of Warwick.
  • Wilson, R.A., K. Homenidou and A. Dickerson (2006). Working Futures: National Report, Sector Skills Development Agency: Wath on Dearne. (see also the Sectoral, Regional Qualifications and Technical volumes at: http://www.ssda.org.uk/ssda/default.aspx?page=28).
  • Hogarth, T, Wilson, R.A., A. Dickerson, S. Hallam, and S Thomas (2006). Skills in England 2005: Volumes 1 & 2. Learning and Skills Council: Coventry.
  • Wilson, R.A and G. Briscoe (2005). The impact of human capital on Economic Growth: A Review. in 3rd Report on European VET, Research, CEDEFOP, Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities. (40 pages).
  • Wilson, R.A., I. Woolard and D. Lee (2004). Developing a National Skills Forecasting Tool for South Africa, South African Department of Labour:Pretoria. (including 4 Annexes).
  • Briscoe, G, and R.A. Wilson, R. A. (2003). “Modelling UK Occupational Trends”, International Journal of Manpower. 24, 5, 568-589.
  • Mason, G. and R.A. Wilson, (eds.) (2003). Employers Skill Survey: New Analyses and Lessons Learned, DfES, Nottingham.
  • Wilson, R.A., R. Davies, A. Green and D. Owen, (2002). Spatial Variations in Labour Costs: 2001 Review of the Staff Market Forces Factor. Department of Health. [ISBN 0951576380]
  • Wilson, R. A, (2001). ‘Forecasting Skill requirements at National and Company Levels’, in P. Descy and M. Tessaring (eds.) (2001), Training in Europe (2nd report on Vocational Training Research in Europe 2000: Background Report, Volume 2) CEDEFOP Reference Series, Luxembourg, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, pp561-609.
  • Green, A.E., D.W. Owen, and R.A. Wilson (2001). 'Regional Differences in Labour Market Participation of Young People in the European Union'. European Urban and Regional Studies 8, 4, 297-318. [Report]
  • Green, A.E., Owen, D. and Wilson, R. (1999) 'Regional labour force differences among young people in the European Union', Final Report to DGXVI: ERDF 98/00/271/171
  • Wilson, R.A., (1995). ‘Prospects in the Labour Market for the Highly Qualified’ in F. Coffield (ed.) Higher Education in a Learning Society. School of Education, University of Durham on behalf of DfEE, ESRC and HEFC. Durham. (25 pages).
  • Wilson, R.A., and G. Briscoe, (1992). 'Forecasting Economic Activity Rates'. International Journal of Forecasting. 8, 201-217.
  • Wilson, R.A., and J. A. Stilwell, (1992). The National Health Service and the Labour Market. Aldershot: Avebury. (305 pages).
  • Whitfield, K. and R.A. Wilson, (1991). 'Staying on in Full-time Education: The Educational Participation Rate of 16 Year Olds.' Economica, 58, 391-404.
  • Whitfield, K. and R.A. Wilson, (1991). 'Forecasting the Educational Participation Rate of 16 Year Olds in England and Wales: A Socioeconomic Approach.' International Journal of Forecasting, 7, 65-76
  • Wilson, R.A., and G. Briscoe (1991). 'Explanations of the Demand for Labour in the United Kingdom Engineering Sector.' Applied Economics, 23, 913-26.