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ERIC Number: ED205309
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
The Role of the Social Scientist in Human Resource Development Policy and Programs for Hispanics. National Symposium on Hispanics and CETA (1980).
Furino, Antonio, Ed.
Conference speakers focused on three topics: Hispanics and Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) policy and implementation issues; data sources; and research regarding Hispanic manpower. After introductory remarks by James W. Wagener, Eli Ginzberg and Tomas Rivera, Ernest Green discussed Hispanics and CETA. Harry Greenspan described CETA's legislative background, programs, and unresolved issues. William Mirengoff noted Hispanic CETA experience, citing opportunities for social science research. A panel discussed CETA policy-implementation realities. Howard Rosen described Employment and Training Administration research and development programs. Esteban E. Torres outlined Carter administration concerns for Hispanics. Sar A. Levitan and Leobardo Estrada discussed Hispanics and the 1980 Census. Rosemary Santana-Cooney described the Hispanic Research Center, Carlos Arce explained the National Chicano Survey, and Richard Santos discussed the National Longitudinal Surveys of Youth Labor Market Experience. Harvey R. Hamel explained Bureau of Labor Statistics data; Jose Oscar Alers described the Puerto Rican Youth Employment Survey. Marta Tienda described Hispanic male employment patterns and earnings differentials. Gilbert Cardenas and Richard Santos assessed Hispanic CETA participation. Walter Fogel examined recent research on the Hispanic labor market experience. Summary reports of small sessions on workers and their characteristics, employers and the job environment, labor markets, and institutions and interventions were presented. (SB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., San Antonio. Coll. of Business.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Comprehensive Employment and Training Act