ERIC Number: ED053834
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Smaller Communities Program: Polk 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 1968 report summarizes the program findings relative to Polk 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 2 supervisors, 1 counselor, 1 labor area analyst, and 17 temporary personnel collected information pertaining to Polk County. The findings are reported in the document in terms of the area's relationship to the western United States, a proposed 4-H Club Education Center, a general description of the area, historical notes, population trends, agriculture, nonagricultural industries, employment distribution, natural resources, government and tax structure, payrolls and spendable income, the labor force, human resources, vocational training, occupational groups, and the methodology employed in the study. Two figures, 15 tables, and a 10-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.