3 December 2019
Interview ROA research leader Didier Fouarge

"Training is not just for the labour market"

No, they don’t have a crystal ball at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) at Maastricht University. Nevertheless, they publish a comprehensive report every two years on "the labour market by education and occupation". In the latest version, they look ahead to 2024. Which study programme should you rather avoid if economic independence is important to you? Which vacancies will abound in five years' time? Research leader Prof. Didier Fouarge talks about how those reports come about – and the difficulty of evaluating prognoses.

By: Femke Kools