Mid-term skills supply and demand forecast

Client/Funding Institution

European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP)


CEDEFOP’s skills supply and demand forecasts for Europe are widely used and the forecast results appear in key EU strategic documents. The main objective of this project was produce regular forecasts of skill supply and demand in a quality, size and scope comparable to the previous CEDEFOP forecasts. The methodological apparatus was developed further and the results analysed in detail, including analysis of different scenarios and potential labour market imbalances. wiiw was a subcontractor of Alphametrics in this project, working on the harmonization, adjustment and processing of the data required for the project.


January 2013 - June 2016

wiiw team Leader

Robert Stehrer

wiiw Staff

Ronald Hartwig

Project Partners

Applica, University of Warwick, Cambridge Econometrics, University of Maastricht and many more.

Keywords: skills

Countries covered: EU-27

Research Areas: Labour, Migration and Income Distribution