ERIC Number: ED073238
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Mar
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Labor Resources in the Four Corners Economic Development Region. Four Corners Agricultural and Development Study.
New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces. Agricultural Experiment Station.
One of five reports developed to summarize research efforts conducted as part of an Agricultural-Forestry Development Project, this report presents the results of an inventory of human resources used in the agricultural and forestry industries in the Four Corners Economic Development Region. Explored are such aspects of labor as: (1) employment and employment trends, (2) unemployment, (3) seasonal unemployment, and (4) underemployment. Some of the findings were: (1) Employment is projected to increase in each of the four states (Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah) over the period 1960-1975, with the highest percentage change expected in Arizona, (2) The level of unemployment was consistently higher in Utah, with New Mexico rates approaching those of Utah and Arizona and Colorado considerably lower, and (3) In 1960, 10 counties in the region had negative total man-years of economically unutilized labor. Tables depicting the findings are included. (SN)
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Sponsor: Four Corners Regional Commission, Santa Fe, NM.
Authoring Institution: New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces. Agricultural Experiment Station.
Identifiers - Location: Arizona; Colorado; New Mexico; Utah