ERIC Number: ED053831
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Smaller Communities Program: Columbia County, Oregon. Combined Economic Base Report and Applicant Potential Report; An Evaluation of the Economic and Human Resources of a Rural Oregon County.
Oregon State Dept. of Employment, Salem.
Prepared by the Smaller Communities Services Program of the Oregon Department of Employment, this 1967 report is a summary of the program findings with relation to Columbia County, Oregon. As stated, the overall objective of the program was promotion of the economic adjustment of specific rural, low-income areas--including the occupational adjustment of individual residents. In furtherance of this objective, a mobile team of 3 interviewers, 1 counselor, 1 labor area analyst, and 6 temporary personnel collected information pertaining to Columbia County. The findings are reported in the document in terms of a general description of the county, historical notes, population trends, agriculture, industries and nonagriculture, payrolls and income, natural resources, industrial plant sites, labor force data, available human resources, and the methodology used. Included are 15 tables, 3 graphs, and an appendix showing the questionnaires and keypunch cards utilized in the study. (A related document is ED 048 964.) (MJB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Employment, Salem.