Employment and Economic Growth: Southeast

Stober, William J.
March 1968
Monthly Labor Review;Mar68, Vol. 91 Issue 3, p16
Academic Journal
Discusses changes in the industrial and occupational makeup of the Southern U.S. Effect of the overspecialization in agriculture on the decline in the region's share of the nation's employment; Role of the growth of manufacturing on the transformation of the region since World War II; Reduction of the discrepancy between the occupational profiles of the region and the U.S.


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