ERIC Number: ED053832
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Smaller Communities Program: Grant and Wheeler Counties, 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 1968 report summarizes the program findings with relation to Grant and Wheeler counties, 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 1 supervisor, 1 counselor, 1 labor analyst, and 10 temporary personnel collected information pertaining to Grant and Wheeler counties. The findings are reported in the document in terms of the area's relationship to the western United States, general description of the counties, historical notes, government, population trends, agriculture, nonagricultural industries, employment distribution, spendable income, natural resources, the labor force, and the methodology used in the study. One graph, 14 tables, and a 13-item bibliography are included. (MJB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Employment, Salem.