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ERIC Number: ED180785
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jun-27
Science and Engineering Manpower Forecasting: Its Use in Policymaking.
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC.
This report, prepared by the United States General Accounting Office, focuses on the forecasting of science and engineering personnel in the 1980's and the use of the information in policy formation. The General Accounting Office recommends steps to be taken by the Office of Science and Technology Policy in evaluating the effects of major federal programs on scientists and engineers. The shortage of opportunities for young faculty researchers in the 1980's is recognized and factors needing further investigation are identified. (Author/SA)
Descriptors: Employment Opportunities, Federal Government, Higher Education, Labor Supply, Labor Utilization, Policy Formation, Role Perception, Scientific Personnel, Scientific Research, Scientists
U.S. General Accounting Office, Distribution Section, Room 1518, 441 G St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20548 (single copies free, multiple copies $1.00 each)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: General Accounting Office, Washington, DC.
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