Although the statistics on science and engineering personnel inScience Indicators — 1976 can be used to trace changes in the supply and utilization of these personnel, very little is presented that would allow readers to discern the emergence of strengths or weaknesses in this area. The author suggests that the inclusion of a variety of indicators relating to age, quality and mobility of scientific personnel would be a useful addition to the chapter. Additional indicators of labor market change, such as salaries, would also be helpful for policy purposes.
KeywordsLabor Market Additional Indicator Policy Purpose Market Change Labor Market Change
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