ERIC Number: ED062507
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Apr
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An Evaluation of Area Skill Surveys as a Basis for Manpower Policies.
Moser, Collette Helen
The possible application of area skill surveys to manpower planning is considered. Statistical data were derived from re-surveying employers who had projected in 1964 their employment for 1966 in about 200 occupations. Area skill surveys for Roanoke and Petersburg, Virginia were evaluated. Prediction losses from the area skill survey projections, compared with those obtained from using a naive 7 percent growth model, showed a little over 1 percent less prediction loss for the survey than for the model. (Author/BH)
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Employers, Employment Projections, Job Analysis, Labor Force Development, Labor Needs, Occupational Surveys, Policy Formation, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Public Policy, Vocational Education
National Technical Information Service, Operations Division, Springfield, Virginia 22151 (PB 199 444, MF $0.95; See catalog for hardcopy price)
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Sponsor: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
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Note: Ph.D. Dissertation, Wisconsin University