ERIC Number: ED124739
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Manpower Statistics--Iran. Project Findings and Recommendations.
International Labour Organisation, Geneva (Switzerland).
At the request of the government of Iran, a United Nation's team of experts visited Iran in 1971 to assist in developing a long-term program for increasing productive employment and for handling current problems of unemployment and underemployment. Specific recommendations were made for improving the system of compiling manpower and labor statistics, and the statistician in the team was appointed to undertake this task in cooperation with Iranian government agencies. His assignment was to: (1) advise and assist on the improvement of the current collection and production of basic labor statistics, (2) advise and assist on the planning and organization of surveys, (3) plan for the collection and analysis of manpower data on the next general population census, (4) advise and assist on the statistical aspects of forecasting manpower supply and demand, (5) advise on coordination of statistical programs, and (6) train staff. This assignment was from May, 1972 to July, 1974. Detailed in the report are the methods previously used by the government in collecting statistical data, the improvements suggested and implemented in the project, and a summary of conclusions and recommendations. Appended is a list of the titles of papers/documents submitted to the government by the statistical expert. (RG)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: United Nations Development Programme, Geneva (Switzerland).
Authoring Institution: International Labour Organisation, Geneva (Switzerland).
Identifiers - Location: Iran