Economic competition, restructuring, and worker dislocation



Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Policy and Research in [Washington, D.C.]

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  • Economic stabilization,
  • Labor market,
  • Occupational training,
  • Occupational retraining

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SeriesEvaluation forum -- issue 11
ContributionsUnited States. Employment and Training Administration. Office of Policy and Research
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 156 p. ;
Number of Pages156
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Open LibraryOL14987946M

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ERIC ED Economic Competition, Restructuring restructuring Worker Dislocation. Item Preview. Get this from a library. Economic competition, restructuring, and worker dislocation. [United States. Employment and Training Administration.

Office of Policy and Research.;]. In this issue various concepts of economic change are examined. Part I looks at economic change as a context for focusing on workforce issues.

Parts II and III discuss what is being done to address this contemporary problem. This issue contains the following papers: "Presidential Perspectives on Economic Change and Restructuring: An Interpretation"; "Understanding and Adjusting to Economic Author: Ann Bonar Blalock. Evaluation Forum: Economic Competition, Restructuring and Worker Dislocation () Abstract: Evaluation Forum is a national journal for program professionals in related human service fields: basic education, vocational education, employment and training, welfare, labor market and labor force change, and economic development.

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Following the restructuring process which swept away the traditional manufacturing economy of the inner city 25 years ago, new industries are transforming these former post-industrial landscapes.

These creative, technology-intensive industries include Internet services, computer graphics and imaging, and video game production. The development dynamics of these new sectors are volatile in.

The Costs of Worker Dislocation. The authors use findings from and worker dislocation book study, in conjunction with their comprehensive interpretation of existing worker dislocation literature, to develop policy recommendations concerning prevailing and potential assistance programs.

A Companion to Economic Geography presents students of human geography with an essential collection of original essays providing a key to understanding this important subdiscipline.

The contributions are written by prominent international scholars offering a wide-ranging overview of the field. MODULE I - PAPER 3: CORPORATE RESTRUCTURING, VALUATION AND INSOLVENCY Lesson No. Subject PART A - Corporate Restructuring 1. Corporate Restructuring – Introduction & Concepts 2.

Mergers and Amalgamations – Legal and Procedural Aspects 3. Economic and Competition Law Aspects of Mergers and Amalgamations 4. Changes in demand, many of them accelerated by the economic dislocation wrought by the pandemic, will change the future composition of GDP.

Restructuring of Full‐time Workers: A Case of Transitional Dislocation or Social Exclusion in Canada. Lessons from the s Article in Social Policy & Administration 39(7) - November.

Evaluation Forum n Issue 11 n Summer i Evaluation Forum Economic Competition, Restructuring and Worker Dislocation Is Summer U.S. Department of Labor Robert B.

Reich, Secretary Employment and Training Administration Tim Barnicle, Assistant Secretary Office of Policy and Research Gerard F. Fiala, Administrator. Responding to Economic Restructuring and Displacement in North Georgia1 I. Introduction The site visit was to the northwestern Georgia region along I, the primary interstate bisecting the Southern United States.

The region includes the 15 counties of the North Georgia and the Coosa Valley Economic Development Regions in the Northwest corner. Recognition that these rigidities and constraints exist should.

cause us to devote more resources to the study of restructuring and to the education and. training of public decision makers, managers, and service providers in methods for. diagnosing the need for and managing public organizational change. displaced workers.1 In addition to economic restructuring, changes in public policy may also lead to worker dislocation.

Concern over that possibility has been prominent in the debate over the free-trade agreement with Canada and Mexico.2 It is clear that consumers will benefit from such an agree ment.

Figure 5 Worker adjustment burden. Job loss is not restricted to production workers. Firm closures can also affect white-collar management workers. Although these workers tend to be more highly educated and earn higher incomes than production workers, their adjustment to economic dislocation can also be costly.

The Black Death simultaneously portended an economically stagnant, depressed late Middle Ages (c. to c. However, even if this simplistic and somewhat misleading portrait of the medieval economy is accepted, isolating the Black Death’s economic impact from manifold factors at play is a daunting challenge.

This book also demonstrates that the American economic system has been marked by almost continuous change. Its dynamism often has been accompanied by some pain and dislocation -- from the consolidation of the agricultural sector that pushed many farmers off the land to the massive restructuring of the manufacturing sector that saw the number of.

The United States entered the 21st century with an economy that was bigger, and by many measures more successful, than only had it endured two world wars and a global depression in the first half of the 20th century, but it had surmounted challenges ranging from a year Cold War with the Soviet Union to extended bouts of sharp inflation, high unemployment, and enormous government.

The Truly Disadvantaged, written by Harvard professor William Julius Wilson, was first published in and significantly impacted the debate about the causes of urban (ghetto) poverty and potential public policy sor Wilson argued fundamentally that changes in the structure of the U.S.

economy were the primary drivers of increased social and economic dislocation of the Author: Wilmot Allen. For the book by István Mészáros, see Marx's Theory of Alienation (book).

19th-century German intellectual Karl Marx (–) identified and described four types of Entfremdung (social alienation) that afflict the worker under capitalism. Part of a series on. #N#Theoretical works. Economic and Philosophic. Manuscripts of On July 1,the economies of the two German states became was the first time in history that a capitalist and a socialist economy had suddenly become one, and there were no precise guidelines on how it could be done.

Instead, there were a number of problems, of which the most severe were the comparatively poor productivity of the former East German economy and its links to the. And by tying workers to their current employer and occupation, it does the opposite of what today’s workers need most: help navigating changes in a labor market Author: John C.

Austin. When economic conditions change as a result some workers are dislocated (displaced) and do not appear to be returning upon economic recovery, we say those people have been dislocated from the economy, in terms of employment.

It usually results from layoffs and plant (or facility) closings associated with economic restructuring. They need to find a different kind of job, and that often. CEPR organises workshops and conferences for its researchers, allowing them to present their work and discuss it, both with fellow researchers and with members of the policy community and private sector.

The Centre’s events team organises over 80 workshops and. Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) is a federal program of the United States government to act as a way to reduce the damaging impact of imports felt by certain sectors of the U.S.

economy. The current structure features four components of Trade Adjustment Assistance: for workers. Rapid Response is a primary gateway to the workforce system for both dislocated workers and employers and is a component of a demand driven system.

business restructuring and incumbent worker training. In order for RR to work effectively, early intervention is critical.

Rapid Response teams can also work with the media to highlight. This!is!not!just!an!American!phenomenon.!Across!the!developed!worldand.

increasinglyindevelopingcountries,social,political,tech nological!and!economic!File Size: KB. Global competition, particularly in manufacturing, has changed the nature of the work opportunity for millions of Americans.

Takeovers and the threat of takeovers have reduced jobs for additional millions. Restructuring, overhead reduction, just-in-time production, higher quality products with longer lives. Rural areas have been hit hard by economic restructuring.

Traditionally male jobs with good pay and benefits (such as in manufacturing) have declined dramatically, only to be replaced with low-paying service-oriented jobs—jobs that do not offer benefits or wages sufficient to raise a family.

Concurrently, rural areas have experienced changes in family life, namely an increase in women’s. government on current economic restructuring activities and as a sur vey of current thinking about the process of economic restructuring, particularly the often neglected role workers and their unions play in this process.1 The wide-ranging economic shocks of technological change and.Business closures and worker layoffs can occur for a variety of reasons in periods of both economic expansion and decline.

These reasons may include financial difficulty, mergers and acquisitions, loss of market share, consolidations, foreign competition, product or service obsolescence, shift in pa rent company focus, or other factors.Theme: Culture and Society. -novelist and socialist. -used his writings to expose issues in American society, such as the need for food inspection laws and the oppressive effect of capitalism on education and culture.

-his book The Jungle led to food inspection reforms and the Meat Inspection Act of