ERIC Number: ED313571
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
What Lies Ahead. Countdown to the 21st Century.
United Way of America, Alexandria, VA.
Developed for the United Way of America by a volunteer group of top experts from corporations, foundations, consulting firms, and government, this report predicts trends in the economy, the society, the world, and the environment for the next 10 or more years. The report depicts the most likely scenario to come in the years ahead. The future is discussed in the following areas: (1) social trends; (2) economic trends; (3) regional trends; (4) political trends; (5) technological trends; and (6) trends in philanthropy. It also provides an analysis of two special trends (children's health and self-sufficiency) and suggests additional resources available through United Way. Trends are illustrated through line drawings and graphs. (KC)
Descriptors: Economic Change, Emerging Occupations, Futures (of Society), Long Range Planning, Population Trends, Prediction, Private Financial Support, Public Policy, Resources, Science and Society, Social Change, Social Indicators, Technological Advancement, Trend Analysis, Values, World Affairs
United Way of America, 701 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 ($20.00; 5-24: $15.00; 25-49: $10.00; 50-99: $8.50; 100 or more: $7.50).
Publication Type: Reports - General; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Way of America, Alexandria, VA.