ERIC Number: ED312472
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
The Future of Technology and Work. Research and Policy Issues. Proceedings of a Conference Sponsored by the Panel on Technology and Employment (Washington, District of Columbia, October 28, 1987).
Henderson, Bruce E., Ed.; Mowery, David C., Ed.
This summary of a conference proceedings presents the main points and questions of a 1-day conference held to explore research and policy issues arising from the report of the Panel on Technology and Employment, "Technology and Employment: Innovation and Growth in the U.S. Economy." The meeting brought together more than 100 persons from government, labor, business, and academia who were concerned with the relationship between new technology and work. Summaries of the following panel discussions are included in this booklet, with presenters' names listed in parentheses: "Welcome and Introduction: The Issue" (White, Cyert); "Technology and Employment: An International Perspective" (Mowery, Soete, Newton, Watanabe, Fechter); "The Organizational and Skill Effects of Technology: Issues for Training and Education" (Tienda, Spenner, Binkin, Susman, Packer); "Demographics, Capital Formation, and Competitiveness" (McLennan); "Technology Policy and Regional Economic Growth" (Cyert, Windham, Feller, Hill); "Displaced Worker Adjustment Assistance: What We Know and What We Need to Know" (Gueron, Kulik, King, Corson); and "Closing Remarks" (Cyert). (KC)
Descriptors: Dislocated Workers, Economic Development, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs, Employment Projections, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Job Skills, Job Training, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Technical Education, Technical Occupations, Technological Advancement, Unemployment, Vocational Education, Work Environment
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy.
Note: For related documents, see ED 286 063 and ED 294 057.