ERIC Number: ED392879
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agency Cooperation, Competition, Cooperative Planning, Demonstration Programs, Dislocated Workers, Economic Change, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Employment Level, Employment Patterns, Employment Qualifications, Foreign Countries, Industrial Structure, International Programs, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Labor Market, National Programs, National Surveys, Partnerships in Education, Performance Based Assessment, Program Evaluation, Public Policy, Resource Materials, Retraining, School Business Relationship, Self Employment, Standards, State Programs, Structural Unemployment, Training, Trend Analysis
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Defense Expenditures; Defense Workers; European Community; Perestroika; USSR