ERIC Number: ED155313
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Job Creation through Public Service Employment. An Interim Report to the Congress of the National Commission for Manpower Policy. Volume I: Summary of Findings and Recommendations. Report No. 6.
National Commission for Manpower Policy, Washington, DC.
This first volume of a three-volume report of the National Commission for Manpower Policy on Public Service Employment (PSE) contains the commission's findings and recommendations. This document is divided into four sections. Section 1 includes the letter of transmittal sent to Congress and a summary of the findings. Section 2 contains a full report of the commission's findings and recommendations with respect to the role of PSE in national manpower policy and programming, the net employment effects of PSE, and the future of PSE. Section 3 provides an overview of the issues and evidence of PSE. This section contains a brief description of the historical antecedents, identifies the various objectives which PSE has been intended to serve and evaluates the success of the program in achieving each of these objectives, identifies the problems involved in implementing the program through a decentralized delivery system, and summarizes the issues considered by the commission. The fourth section contains the commission's field reviews of PSE. It summarizes the four reviews under the following general headings: the net employment effects of PSE; targeting, training, and transition; wages and output; program administration; community organizations; and future directions for PSE. (BM)
Descriptors: Community Organizations, Cost Effectiveness, Delivery Systems, Economic Development, Economic Research, Employment Patterns, Field Studies, Futures (of Society), Government Employees, Job Development, Labor Economics, Labor Force Development, Labor Utilization, Objectives, Problems, Program Administration, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, Public Service Occupations
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Commission for Manpower Policy, Washington, DC.
Note: For related documents see CE 015 899-900