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Author Judy, Richard W.

Title Workforce 2020 : work and workers in the 21st century / Richard W. Judy and Carol D'Amico ; with contributions by Gary L. Geipel ... [and others]
Published Indianapolis, Ind. : Hudson Institute, [1997]


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Description xvi, 158 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents Ch. 1. The Forces Shaping the American Economy. Rapid Technological Change - The Seminal Force. Further Global Integration of the U.S. Economy. The Share of America's Manufacturing Workers with Export-Related Jobs is Large and Rising. Rapid Economic Growth in Populous, Export-Oriented Developing Nations. Deregulation and Liberalization, Both Nationally and Globally. Boomer Demographics: The Middle Aging of America. Broader Markets for Products, Services, and Capital. Diminishing Monopoly and Intensifying Competition Everywhere. Booming Local Markets. The Continuing Shift of Production from Goods to Services. Summary: Implications for the American Workforce -- Ch. 2. Changes in Work, Compensation, and Occupations. The Changing Nature of Work. What Has Happened to Earnings? Jobs of the Future -- Ch. 3. The Workforce to the Year 2020. Slow Population Growth Ahead. Regional Disparities in America's Population Growth
The Graying of the American Population Will Radically Alter Social Security. Slow Growth for the Workforce. Raising the Retirement Age: Implications for Labor-Force Participation. More Older Americans Will Keep Working Longer. Older Americans in the Workforce: Implications for Everyone. Making Retirement More Affordable. The Gradual Diversification of the American Population and Workforce. Workforce 2000 and the Diversification of the Workforce. Workforce Skills and Education: Implications of Diversification -- Ch. 4. Rising to the Challenges of Workforce 2020. 2020: One America, Three Worlds. 2020: The American Dream Never Worked This Well. What Not To Do. Better Ways Forward. Primary Education Comes First. Don't Lower Higher Education. Rising to the Challenges
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [143]-152) and index
Subject Employment forecasting -- United States.
Labor market.
Labor productivity.
Minorities -- Employment -- United States.
Work design.
Work environment.
Work -- Social aspects.
Working class -- Research -- United States.
Twenty-first century -- Forecasts.
Working class -- United States -- Forecasting.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1981-
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1981-2001.
Author D'Amico, Carol.
Geipel, Gary L.
LC no. 97194831
ISBN 1558130616