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Author Gilchrist, Bruce ♦ Weber, Richard E.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword 1970 census ♦ Employment ♦ Programmer ♦ Area wage survey
Abstract Data from the 1970 Census and the Department of Labor's Area Wage Surveys are used to derive estimates of the number of full-time programmers employed during the years 1969 through 1973. The 1973 figure of 180,000 is considerably less than suggested in earlier reports. It is recommended that educational administrators consider whether the many courses aimed at training programmers are justified on a vocational basis.
Description Affiliation: Columbia Univ., New York, NY (Gilchrist, Bruce) || Montclair State College, Upper Motnclair, NJ (Weber, Richard E.)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 17
Issue Number 10
Page Count 2
Starting Page 592
Ending Page 593


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