ERIC Number: ED022907
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1966-Feb
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Adjusting to Change. Technology and the American Economy, Appendix, Volume III.
National Commission on Technology, Automation and Economic Progress, Washington, DC.
Seven studies dealing with adjustment to technological change which were done by independent experts are presented. "Programs in Aid of the Poor," by Sar A. Levitan assesses the state of social insurance, public assistance, the poverty program and other assistance to the poor and compares them to current proposals as the negative income tax. "Manpower Adjustments to Automation and Technological Change in Western Europe and the United States which were designed to aid displaced workers. "Technology and the Negro," by Mahlon Puryear, examines the problems of Negroes due to technological developments. "The Uses of Systems Analysis in Manpower Adjustment," by Evelyn Murphy and Gary Stonebraker, reports a pilot project on the use of the computer to analyze the adjustment process in the labor market. "The Role of the Federal Government in Technological Forecasting," by Donald Schon, surveys the art of manpower projections and the needs of projection users. "The Effects of Wages on the Relative Employment of Unskilled Labor," by Malcolm S. Cohen, examines questions relative to the effects of minimum wages on unskilled employment. Nat Weinberg made a proposal for the "Use of Investment Tax Credit to Facilitate Adjustment." Other appendixes to VT 003 962 are VT 003 960, VT 003 961 and VT 005 794- VT 005 797.
Descriptors: Automation, Blacks, Comparative Analysis, Economically Disadvantaged, Elementary Education, Employment Problems, Employment Projections, Federal Government, Individual Characteristics, Labor Force, Labor Force Development, Minimum Wage, Poverty Programs, Program Descriptions, Systems Analysis, Technological Advancement, Technology, Unskilled Workers, Vocational Education, Welfare Services
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Authoring Institution: National Commission on Technology, Automation and Economic Progress, Washington, DC.