ERIC Number: ED312473
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-May-3
Reference Count: N/A
Restoring American Productivity: The Role of Education and Human Resources. Hearing on Examining the Role of Education and Human Resources in Restoring American Productivity, before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
Within this document is testimony delivered by seven individuals at a Congressional hearing on what role government and education should play in revitalizing U.S. productivity. Of particular interest at the hearing was a study made by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Commission on Industrial Productivity entitled "Made in America: Regaining the Productive Edge." The statements from members of Congress are from Edward Kennedy (Massachusetts) and Claiborne Pell (Rhode Island). Other statements are from Michael L. Dertouzos, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, director of the MIT Laboratory for Computer Science, and chairperson of the MIT Commission on Industrial Productivity; Richard K. Lester, associate professor of nuclear engineering and executive director of the MIT Commission on Industrial Productivity; Suzanne Berger, professor and head of the Department of Political Science, MIT; Richard Kazos, researcher and doctoral candidate; and Robert M. Solow, professor of economics, Nobel Laureate in economics, and vice chairperson of the MIT Commission on Industrial Productivity. (CML)
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Educational Finance, Educational Improvement, Hearings, Industry, Investment, Labor Force Development, Organizational Effectiveness, Productivity, Retraining, Technological Advancement
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.