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ERIC Number: ED170173
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Apr-20
Reference Count: N/A
Manufacturing Industries with High Concentrations of Scientists and Engineers Lead in 1965-77 Employment Growth. Science Resources Studies Highlights, April 20, 1979.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Science Resources Studies.
Presented are the results of a survey of over 100,000 manufacturing establishments, conducted for the National Science Foundation by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, covering average annual employment for calendar year 1977. Industries whose relative concentration of scientists and engineers was high in 1977, such as petroleum refining, chemicals, and electrical equipment, grew at a significantly faster rate, measured by total employment, than industries with low concentrations, such as apparel, leather products, and printing and publishing. High concentration industries showed total employment gains of 17% from 1965 to 1977, and 4% from 1970 to 1977. Industries with low concentrations grew at rates of 4% from 1965 to 1977 and showed a slight employment decline from 1970 to 1977. (Author/BB)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Science Resources Studies.