Limitations of Projections of Occupational Outlook: Users Beware
Presents an overview of the methodology underlying the formulation of occupational outlook projections. Projection limitations include limited ability to anticipate economic conditions, premature obsolescence, and inadequate base-period data. Projections should be used with caution in career counseling and academic planning
Rugg, E. A. (1983). Limitations of projections of occupational outlook: Users beware. Personnel & Guidance Journal, 61(6), 346-349.