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ERIC Number: ED016057
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 66
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Reference Count: 0
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LONG-TERM MANPOWER PROJECTIONS, PROCEEDINGS OF A CONFERENCE CONDUCTED BY THE RESEARCH PROGRAM ON UNEMPLOYMENT AND THE AMERICAN ECONOMY (WASHINGTON, D.C., JUNE 25-26, 1964).
GORDON, R.A.
FORTY-ONE REPRESENTATIVES FROM EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT, AND THE NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION MET IN A 2-DAY CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS MANPOWER PROJECTIONS. GENERAL AREAS CONSIDERED WERE (1) METHODS NOW BEING USED WITHIN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO MAKE MANPOWER PROJECTIONS, (2) GROUPS OUTSIDE THE GOVERNMENT CONCERNED WITH MAKING MANPOWER PROJECTIONS, (3) PLANS FOR FUTURE WORK IN THIS FIELD, AND (4) THE PARTICULAR NEEDS OF THE USERS OF THESE PROJECTIONS. PERSONNEL FROM THE BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS (BLS) MADE THE FOLLOWING REPORTS--(1) "INTRODUCTORY STATEMENT ON THE BLS PROGRAM" BY HAROLD GOLDSTEIN, (2) "NOTES ON LABOR FORCE PROJECTIONS" BY SOPHIA COOPER, (3) "INDUSTRY EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS" BY SOL SWERDLOFF, (4) "BLS TECHNOLOGICAL OUTLOOK STUDIES" BY EDGAR WEINBERG, (5) "EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS BY OCCUPATION" BY JACK ALTERMAN, (6) "PLANS FOR THE YALE-M.I.T. GROWTH PROJECT" BY JAMES TOBIN, (7) "EMPLOYMENT PROJECTIONS BY OCCUPATION" BY CORA E. TAYLOR, (8) "ESTIMATES OF EMPLOYMENT BY OCCUPATION FOR FUTURE PERIODS, DATA SOURCES, AND MODEL DEVELOPMENT" BY HARRY GREENSPAN. SUMMARIES OF THE DISCUSSION FOLLOWING SOME OF THE SPEECHES ARE INCLUDED. SUGGESTED AREAS FOR FURTHER RESEARCH INCLUDED NONMANUFACTURING OCCUPATIONS, EDUCATIONAL POLICY, AND THE SKILLS REQUIRED AND THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE NEEDING TRAINING FOR EACH OCCUPATION. A LIST OF PARTICIPANTS WITH THEIR PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION IS INCLUDED. (MM)
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Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley. Inst. of Industrial Relations.
Identifiers: BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS; INTERAGENCY GROWTH PROJECT