Indicators of Education and the Economy

E. G. Hoachlander, P. Kaufman, E. Wilen

Long-term economic and demographic trends raise concerns about our ability to compete in the international economy and to sustain improvements in the national standard of living. The purpose of this paper is to present basic data on education and the economy, aimed at providing a context for discussion of strategies for vocational education. The paper presents a series of indicators on the skill demands of the economy over the next decade.

MDS-014 / March 1991

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