ERIC Number: ED026476
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1966
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Manpower in Economic and Social Growth; Proceedings of International Manpower Seminar (6th, June 1-August 13, 1966).
Cohen, Sanford, Ed.
Summaries of 62 papers presented at the Sixth International Manpower Seminar are given. Four major topics were emphasized: (1) "Human Resources in Economic and Social Growth" dealth with basic concepts of human resources, natural resources, and economic resources, (2) "Manpower Planning and Allocation in Economic Development" covered principles, policies, and general guidelines in manpower planning and distribution, (3) "Population and Employment Policies and Measures" focused on population pressures, employment opportunities and policies, and improvement of individuals, and (4) "Manpower Strategy, Administration, and Institutions" developed alternative strategies in manpower development and utilization, administrative and institutional arrangements, education and training, manpower policy, and policymaking research. Twenty-one of the summaries report case studies of manpower experience in developing countries. Twenty-seven government executives and advisors from 18 countries attended, representing such fields as economics, manpower planning, education, and employment security. (EM)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Administrative Problems, Case Studies, Conference Reports, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Economic Factors, Educational Improvement, Educational Planning, Employment Problems, Foreign Countries, Human Resources, Improvement Programs, Labor Force Development, Labor Utilization, Socioeconomic Status, Vocational Education
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Sponsor: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. International Manpower Inst.
Authoring Institution: Agency for International Development (Dept. of State), Washington, DC. Office of Labor Affairs.