ERIC Number: ED176007
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Job Opportunities Forecast for Washington State, 1974 to 1985. Summary of Findings. Third Edition.
Halverson, Homer; And Others
Divided into five parts, this document presents the projections of the Job Opportunities Forecast for the Washington State Labor Market through 1985. (A separate document, CE 018 690, discusses the methodology behind the forecasts.) Part 1, which serves as an introduction, describes the occupational information presented in the forecast and lists the forecast objectives. A summary of the material contained in the remainder of this report concludes the introduction. Part 2 includes the following information: a description of the Occupational Education Forecasting System; the background and evolution of this system; an overview of the methodology and data base; and limitations of the forecast's results. Part 3 presents the highlights of this report. There is a section which assists the reader in interpreting the detailed results presented in part 4; and a section comparing the current edition of the forecast with previous editions is also included. Part 3 concludes with a summary analysis of the detailed forecast. The detailed results found in Part 4 are presented in five categories: current vocational education programs; potential/emerging vocational education programs; professional education programs; forecast summary and references to other educational programs. Job opportunties, employment levels, and replacement rates are provided for each program. Appended are reports of the economic outlook used by the Washington State Department of Revenue and of occupational trends prepared by the Washington State Employment Security Department. (BM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; Washington State Commission for Vocational Education, Olympia.
Authoring Institution: Human Resources Planning Inst., Inc., Seattle, WA.
Identifiers: Occupational Education Forecasting System; Washington
Note: For a related document see CE 018 690