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The Workforce Investment Act: Implementation Experiences and Evaluation Findings

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  • Douglas J. Besharov
  • Phoebe H. Cottingham

Abstract

This volume examines WIA’s objectives and the evidence on program performance and impact. The chapters are organized into five general areas: 1) understanding WIA, 2) program implementation, 3) performance management, 4) impact evaluations, and 5) future evaluation choices.

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  • Douglas J. Besharov & Phoebe H. Cottingham (ed.), 2011. "The Workforce Investment Act: Implementation Experiences and Evaluation Findings," Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, number twia, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:upj:ubooks:twia
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    1. Kevin Hollenbeck, 2003. "Net Impact Estimates of the Workforce Development System in Washington State," Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles 03-92, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
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    Keywords

    WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT; Employment Service and public training; Public training programs; wia; workforce investment act; retraining;

    JEL classification:

    • I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
    • J08 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - General - - - Labor Economics Policies
    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity

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