Paper Tiger

Allen, Jodie
September 2000
New Republic;09/11/2000, Vol. 223 Issue 11, p8
Comments on the state of labor force in the U.S. Contribution of the changing workforce to the increasing trade deficit; Discrepancy between what the Americans really want and what is being produced in the market; Impact of the decrease in the number of people choosing jobs that require skill and manual labor, such as health care jobs; Implications of shutting down vocational training programs in high schools.


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