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Economic Change and the American Workforce (1992)

Research and Evalustion Report Series 92-B - Prepared by Jobs for the Future, Inc. (Cambridge, MA) for the U.S. Department of Labor.

This report asserts that U.S. economic changes are significantly affecting the nation's workers and calls-for adoption of a new workforce-development agenda. The report is based on studies of economic forces in Colorado, Indiana, Mississippi, and Missouri (states considered broadly representative of the nation as a whole) and of public and private responses to these forces. It recommends creating a system of lifelong, work-based learning making education and training institutions accountable for serving workforce needs; improving school-to-work transition; restructuring businesses to increase skills; and involving citizens in workforce development efforts. [Click Here] to View the Complete Report Report in .PDF

There are 38 pages in this report.


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