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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: shortage, care, area, designation, primary, system, remain, professional, areas, problems, health
Number of Pages: 66
ISBN-10: 1422311430
ISBN-13: 9781422311431

Authors: William W. Taylor, S. Craig Moore, Charles Robert
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: operational, units, crisis, shortage, force, pilot, air
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 083302857X
ISBN-13: 9780833028570

The United States Air Force is facing the largest peacetime pilot shortage in its history. This report examines the origin and nature of the shortage along with retention issues, and shows that the real problem is experience levels in operational units. It includes insight gained from RAND’s participation in the Rated Management Task Force (RMTF) convened by the Air Force Chief of Staff to define and study these issues.

Author: Graham R. Mitchell
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: technology, workers, information, shortage, new, deficit, america
Number of Pages: 49
Published: 1997-06
ISBN-10: 0788178970
ISBN-13: 9780788178979

This report, recognizing the important role information technology (IT) plays in the economy, explores the potential for a shortage of IT workers in the U.S. The demand for core IT workers -- computer programmers, systems analysts, and computer scientists and engineers -- is expected to increase significantly in the coming years, yet it is unclear if the U.S. education system can train enough of them to meet the growing demand. Sections: the demand for workers in the IT-driven economy; competitiveness issues; factors affecting the supply of IT workers; current responses to the shortage; and su

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: tool, directing, resources, underserved, useful, designations, care, shortage, areas, health
Number of Pages: 57
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788130269
ISBN-13: 9780788130267

Discusses how the Department of Health & Human Services' systems for identifying health care shortage areas are currently used to target resources to the underserved, & Department proposals to combine these systems. Includes recommendations to Congress that could result in a better match of federal program resources to needy communities, & eliminate funding where there is not a demonstrated need for federal assistance. Charts, tables & graphs.

Author: Laurie Fields DeRose
Publisher: United Nations University Press
Keywords: deprivation, poverty, shortage, food, hungry
Number of Pages: 220
Published: 1998
ISBN-10: 9280809857
ISBN-13: 9789280809855

This book recognizes that any attempt to reduce hunger requires a sound understanding of which people are affected. It differentiates between food shortage (regional food scarcity), food poverty (inadequate household food supplies), and food deprivation (individual malnutrition) in order to identify the causes of hunger and recommend ways to effectively target interventions. It also focuses on a critical second question--how do we know who the hungry are?The authors explain commonly-used means of measuring hunger, the assumptions embedded in these measures, and what can and cannot be concluded

Author: János Kornai
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: socialist, economy, model, macrodynamic, shortage, efficiency, growth
Number of Pages: 164
Published: 1982
ISBN-10: 0520049012
ISBN-13: 9780520049017

Author: National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: shortage, engineers, conditions, market, labor
Number of Pages: 174
Published: 1984
eBookDB-ID: NAP:14736
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