• Negro Employment in the South 

      Marshall, Ray; Christian, Virgil; Pepelasis, Adam; Erwin, Carl; Van Adams, Arvil; Truett, Dale; Rungeling, Brian; Ignation, George; Briggs, Vernon; Coker, Edward; Murphy, James; Vetter, Eric; Hefner, James A.; Mead, John; Ross, David; Rittenoure, R. Lynn; Glover, Robert W. (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 1973-02)
      This study of Negro employment in the South has three major objectives; to determine the current employment status of Negroes in the South; to account for that status; and to suggest programs that attack the ...
    • Black Employment in the South: The Case of the Federal Government 

      Rittenoure, R. Lynn (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 1973-06)
      Dr. Rittenoure's study of black employment is of much more than regional significance because he deals with Federal employment policies generally, even though his focus is mainly on the South. Federal employment in the ...
    • Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Project 

      Marshall, Ray (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 1973-08)
      This report summarizes some major aspects of the Tennessee-Tombigbee project, with emphasis on the extent to which it is likely to benefit blacks and low-income whites. A socioeconomic profile of the area is presented in ...
    • Bonding Problems of Minority Contractors 

      Glover, Robert W. (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 1973-11)
      Paper Presented at Forty-Third Annual Conference, Southern Economic Association, Houston, Texas, November 9, 1973 The paper examines the issue of bonding problems of minority contractors in detail, drawing on the results ...
    • A Comparison of Union Construction Workers Who Have Achieved Journeyman Status Through Partnership and Other Means 

      Marshall, Ray; Franklin, William S.; Glover, Robert W. (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 1973-12)
      We sought mainly to determine the influence of apprenticeship on the employment and earnings of selected construction craftsmen and secondarily to learn how informally trained journeymen learned their trades. Information ...
    • Operation Mainstream in Central and South Texas 

      Webb, James L. (1974)
      This study is primarily focused on the rural components of Operation Mainstream in central and south Texas. Data were collected directly from the files of the local projects, and interviews were conducted with the staffs ...
    • Concerted Services in Training and Education 

      Webb, James L. (1974)
      Concerted Services in Training and Education (CSTE) is a small experimental program originally intended to provide for better coordination and utilization of existing occupational education programs in small towns and ...
    • Apprenticeship Training and Suppervisory Advancement in the Building Trades 

      Franklin, William S.; Glover, Robert W. (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 1974)
      This paper examines some empirical evidence on the training backgrounds of union members working in supervisory capacities as foremen, lead journeymen, general foremen, and superintendents. The hypothesis is that graduates ...
    • Black Employment in the South 

      Marshall, Ray (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 1974-01)
      This paper summarizes the major findings of the 'Negro Employment in the South Project (NES). The main objective of the NES project was to analyze black employment patterns in 13 Southern states with a view to making policy ...
    • The Mexico-United States Border: Public Policy and Chicano Economic Welfare 

      Briggs, Vernon M., Jr. (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources and the Bureau of Business Research, 1974-01)
      n 1970, the gross national product for the United States was over $974 billion; for Mexico, it was $33 billion. The U.S. per capita national income was approximately $4,300, while Mexico's was slightly above $500. Living ...
    • The Crop Support Programs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, or Who Gets the Grain and Who Gets the Chaff 

      Toews, Curtis D. (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 1974-04)
      The picture of agriculture presented by journalism and the mass media to the American public has changed markedly within the first years of the 1970's. The gist has changed from low agricultural commodity prices and expansive ...
    • A Pilot Project to Demonstrate Techniques for Overcoming Barriers to Employment of Minority Women in White-Collar Jobs: Houston 

      King, Allan G.; Lee, Nancy (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 1974-04)
      In March, 1973, the U.S. Department of Labor contracted with Recruitment and Training Program, Inc.,for the establishment of the Minority Women Employment Program in Houston, Texas. The project was undertaken to provide ...
    • Black-White Economic Convergence and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 

      King, Allan G.; Marshall, Ray (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 1974-04)
      This paper was prepared for presentation at the Spring Meeting of the Industrial Relations Research Association, Atlanta, April 26, 1974
    • Dichotomous Market Structure and the Labor Force Participation of the Urban Poor 

      Whiting, Jack Ellsworth Jr. (1974-08)
      The purpose of this study is to attempt to explain these large differences in the labor force participation of the poor and the non poor populations. In the course of this analysis, we will seek to define a theory which ...
    • Bibliography: Citrus Labor Market Issues 

      Conley, Mariita; de Gregorio-Rocasolano, Luis C.; Webb, James L. (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 1974-09)
      Bibliography on Labor and Management
    • Industrialization and Poverty in Nonmetropolitan Labor Markets of the South 

      Till, Thomas (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 1974-10)
      But how does industrialization take place in nonmetro labor markets? Why does one area succeed and another fail? Does it occur in stages? And what benefit, if any, do the poor receive? These are the main general questions ...
    • The Migration of Mexican Nationals into the United States: A Mounting Issue for the 1970's 

      Briggs, Vernon M., Jr. (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 1974-12)
      Legal migration from Mexico is an important but not significant migration factor; it far exceeded in both number and consequences by illegal entry. With respect to the quantitative impact of illegal Mexican entry, it is ...
    • Apprenticeship in America: An Assessment 

      Glover, Robert W. (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 1974-12)
      Paper prepared for presentation at the 27th Annual Winter Meeting of the Industrial Relations Research Association, San Francisco, December 28-29, 1974. This paper first discusses the results of a study of apprenticeship ...
    • Economies of Size and the Future of Black Farmers 

      Marshall, Ray; Thompson, Allen (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 1975-01)
      This paper attempts to assess the options available to blacks in agriculture by examining the existence of economies of size in agricultural production and the importance of these economies in (a) explaining the past ...