ERIC Number: ED328111
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Demographic and Economic Changes and Postsecondary Education.
The interaction of demographic and economic shifts has led to, and will continue to effect, changes in the postsecondary education system and institutions. Demographic shifts include aging of the population, more women in the paid labor force, and increased numbers of minorities. Economic shifts include the growth of the information sector, service sector growth, industrial sector shrinkage, a boom in self-employment, and technological advancement. Ways in which projects supported by the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education have responded to these demographic and economic factors are described. (JDD)
Descriptors: Demography, Economic Factors, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Individual Characteristics, Population Trends, Postsecondary Education, Trend Analysis
National Institute for Work and Learning, 1302 18th St., N.W., Suite 501, Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Inst. for Work and Learning, Washington, DC.
Note: One of a series of papers written as part of the Postsecondary Education for a Changing Economy: Resource Agents for Policies and Practices Project.