EMPLOYMENT: A Nation of Shopkeepers?

A Nation of Shopkeepers?

The U.S. will come nearer attaining full employment after the war if "a smaller proportion of Americans are engaged in manufacturing . . . and a larger proportion are engaged in the service industries." This advice was offered postwar planners by Author C. (for Clinton) Hartley Grattan in an article entitled "Factories Can't Employ Everybody," in the September Harper's.

Wrote Grattan: "The great majority of those who are discussing what America must do to achieve postwar prosperity . . . talk in terms of employment in factories. This...

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