Training to Be Competitive: Developing the Skills and Knowledge of the Workforce

Author(s):
Barton, Paul
Publication Year:
1993
Report Number:
PIC-TRAINCOMPETE
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Document Type:
Subject/Key Words:
Job skills worker training labor market literacy proficiency productivity

Abstract

This Policy Information Report describes the extent of worker training in the U.S. and the literacy levels of job seekers. It also describes the major policy options available for increasing this investment in light of conclusions of major study commissions that the current level is inadequate to enable the United States to raise productivity and improve its competitive position in world markets. Hard copy of this report is available from the Policy Information Center for $6.50. ED 359 227.