This executive summary describes key results from four studies carried out by the RAND Corporation as part of Phase II of its work for the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). The KRG asked RAND to undertake several studies aimed at improving the economic and social development of the Kurdistan Region — Iraq (KRI). RAND's work is intended to help the KRG expand access to high-quality technical and vocational education and training; improve access to and quality of health care through financing policy development, implementation of primary care recommendations, and quality and patient safety assessment and recommendations; assess the present and projected supply of labor and labor demand in the KRI to improve labor market responsiveness to private sector needs; and build capacity at the Kurdistan Region Statistics Office to prepare, conduct, and analyze the first round of the Kurdistan Region Labor Force Survey.
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Assessing the Present and Future Labor Market in the KRI
Improving Technical and Vocational Education and Training in the KRI
Health Sector Reform in the KRI
Capacity Building at the Kurdistan Region Statistics Office Through Data Collection