ERIC Number: ED398845
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Long-Term Economic and Labor Forecast Trends for Washington. 1996.
Lefberg, Irv; And Others
This publication provides actual historical and long-term forecast data on labor force, total wage and salary employment, industry employment, and personal income for the state of Washington. The data are based upon the Washington Office of Financial Management long-term population forecast. Chapter 1 presents long-term forecasts of Washington population and net migration. Chapter 2 offers long-term forecasts of the Washington labor force including effects of population growth, migration, changes in labor force participation, the "new labor force," and challenges of the changing labor force. Chapter 3 provides the long-term forecast of Washington wage and salary employment broken down by specific areas for goods producing employment (such as lumber, paper, and aerospace) and non-goods producing employment (such as trade, services, and government). Chapter 4 provides the long-term forecast of Washington per capita personal income. Chapter 5 is a special report on changes in real average earnings in Washington which provides an analysis of data from 1979 through 1994. Chapter 6 is a special report on earnings differences, including differences by education, among Washington workers, noting a decline in average earnings and a greater inequality in earnings. A total of 26 figures and 12 tables detail the statistical data supporting the narrative analysis. (CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington State Office of Financial Management, Olympia.; Washington State Employment Security, Olympia.
Identifiers - Location: Washington