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Registered Apprentices and Apprenticeship Programs in the U.S. Construction Industry between 1989 and 2003: An Examination of the AIMS, RAIS, and California Apprenticeship Agency Databases

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  • Cihan Bilginsoy

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This study is a descriptive statistical examination of apprenticeship training in the construction industry, based on the U.S. Department of Labor and California Apprenticeship Agency databases. It specifically addresses the following questions - What were the patterns of enrollment across states and occupations, and over time? How diverse were the registrations in terms of gender and ethnic/racial composition of apprentices? What were the completion and cancellation rates, and how do these vary by gender and ethnic racial groups? What were the differences between union-management joint and unilateral employer programs in terms of enrollments, occupational distribution, gender and ethnic/racial composition, completion and cancellation rates, and program size?

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Paper provided by University of Utah, Department of Economics in its series Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, University of Utah with number 2005_09.

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Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: 2005
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Handle: RePEc:uta:papers:2005_09

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