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ERIC Number: ED312472
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 56
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: 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.