Results, methodological aspects and advancements of the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC)
Edited by Anja Perry, Débora B. Maehler, Beatrice Rammstedt
GESIS - Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences, Germany
This special issue focuses on PIAAC and its methodological advancements and challenges. It presents results of the PIAAC study regarding socio-economic differences such as education and gender. Furthermore, contributors discuss methodological aspects of PIAAC and the application of the PIAAC data for further research using the rich database that is currently available and their combination with related studies. Results of this research imply recommendations for policy actions in order to approach problems associated with skill inequality as well as further research avenues to gain an even deeper of understanding of these problems.