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ERIC Number: ED392879
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 166
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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Economic Competition, Restructuring and Worker Dislocation.
Blalock, Ann Bonar, Ed.
Evaluation Forum, n11 Sum 1995
In this issue various concepts of economic change are examined. Part I looks at economic change as a context for focusing on workforce issues. Parts II and III discuss what is being done to address this contemporary problem. This issue contains the following papers: "Presidential Perspectives on Economic Change and Restructuring: An Interpretation"; "Understanding and Adjusting to Economic Change"; "Challenge in Restructuring: Efficiency vs. Equity"; "Understanding the Context of Dislocation"; "Worker Dislocation: A Review Article" (Ernst W. Stromsdorfer); "Evaluating Dislocated Worker Programs: U.S. Department of Labor Studies in the 1990s"; "Other National-Level Studies in the 1980s and Early 1990s Relevant to Dislocation"; "Self-Employment as an Employment Strategy for Dislocated Workers"; "Defense Downsizing: Some Implications"; "Studying Defense Conversion in Affected Communities"; "Programs To Ease the Adjustment to Defense Cutbacks"; "Findings from the Defense Conversion Adjustment Demonstration Project" (Mary G. Visher, Deborah Kogan); "A Commentary by Secretary of Labor, Robert B. Reich"; "An Interview with Salvatore Zecchini"; "An Interview with Gary K. Jackson and John E. Dryer"; "Economic Reform in the European Union"; "The OECD's (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) Employment Study"; "The Persistence of Unemployment in the Postindustrial Era"; "Labor Issues in European Consolidation"; "The Political Economy of Borrowing'"; "A Selective Overview of Soviet Reform Policies"; "Gorbachev's Perestroika"; "The USSR in the Transition Period"; "Some Thinking about E&T (Employment and Training) Coordination at the National Level"; "Measuring Performance in Programs and Coordinated Systems"; "More about Performance Management"; "Using Performance Standards in Establishing Workforce System Accountability"; "Performance Management Systems: Evaluation Principles and Standards"; "A Brief, Selected History of Coordination Efforts"; "Establishing Comprehensive Workforce Development Systems: State-Level Efforts in the 1990s"; "Contemporary Coordination Efforts: The Core Data Elements Project"; "Comprehensive State Workforce Development Systems"; "The National Governors Association's Performance Management Project"; "References on Economic Change, Restructuring and Working Dislocation" (contains 314 references); and"Federal Research: An Update." (MN)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Defense Expenditures; Defense Workers; European Community; Perestroika; USSR