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Workforce, 2020 Work and Workers in the 21st Century

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ISBN-10: 1558130616

ISBN-13: 9781558130616

Edition: 1997

Authors: Richard W. Judy, Carol D'Amico

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List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Hudson Institute
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 158
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

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Acknowledgments
Preface
Executive Summaryp. 1
The Forces Shaping the American Economyp. 11
Rapid Technological Change - The Seminal Forcep. 12
Further Global Integration of the U.S. Economyp. 22
The Share of America's Manufacturing Workers with Export-Related Jobs is Large and Risingp. 26
Rapid Economic Growth in Populous, Export-Oriented Developing Nationsp. 30
Deregulation and Liberalization, Both Nationally and Globallyp. 36
Boomer Demographics: The Middle Aging of Americap. 38
Broader Markets for Products, Services, and Capitalp. 39
Diminishing Monopoly and Intensifying Competition Everywherep. 40
Booming Local Marketsp. 43
The Continuing Shift of Production from Goods to Servicesp. 44
Summary: Implications for the American Workforcep. 48
Changes in Work, Compensation, and Occupationsp. 51
The Changing Nature of Workp. 51
What Has Happened to Earnings?p. 59
Jobs of the Futurep. 69
The Workforce to the Year 2020p. 87
Slow Population Growth Aheadp. 89
Regional Disparities in America's Population Growthp. 91
The Graying of the American Population Will Radically Alter Social Securityp. 92
Slow Growth for the Workforcep. 97
Raising the Retirement Age: Implications for Labor-Force Participationp. 100
More Older Americans Will Keep Working Longerp. 103
Older Americans in the Workforce: Implications for Everyonep. 104
Making Retirement More Affordablep. 107
The Gradual Diversification of the American Population and Workforcep. 107
Workforce 2000 and the Diversification of the Workforcep. 110
Workforce Skills and Education: Implications of Diversificationp. 114
Rising to the Challenges of Workforce 2020p. 121
2020: One America, Three Worldsp. 122
2020: The American Dream Never Worked This Wellp. 123
What Not To Dop. 125
Better Ways Forwardp. 128
Primary Education Comes Firstp. 134
Don't Lower Higher Educationp. 136
Rising to the Challengesp. 140
Endnotesp. 143
Indexp. 153
About the Authorsp. 159
About Hudson Institutep. 160
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