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Principal Investigator(s): Blau, Peter M.; Schoenherr, Richard A.
This study provides organizational information about 53 employment security agencies in the United States responsible for administering unemployment insurance and providing public employment services in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Data regarding the agencies' central offices, divisions, and local branches were collected at the central headquarters in each state. The variables cover the major characteristics of the agencies: the division of labor, levels of structure, routinization of roles, decentralization of authority, and the administrative practices in each agency.
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Blau, Peter M., and Richard A. Schoenherr. EMPLOYMENT SECURITY STUDY, 1966. ICPSR version. Chicago, IL: Peter M. Blau and Richard A. Schoenherr, University of Chicago [producers], 196?. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1991. doi:10.3886/ICPSR07082.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07082.v1
This study was funded by:
- National Science Foundation (GS-553)
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: civil service, employment services, government agencies, management, occupational categories, organizational behavior, organizational structure, organizations, personnel policy, unemployment insurance, United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: Central offices, divisions and local branches of employment security agencies in the United States, including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
Data Types: survey data, administrative records data, and census data
Sample: The entire universe was included in the sample, with the exception of the employment security agency in Guam.
personal interviews, self-enumerated questionnaires, telephone interviews, organizational charts, personnel records and regulations, census data
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-05-03
- 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 4 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
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