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Improving the Effectiveness of Individual Training Accounts: Long-Term Findings from an Experimental Evaluation of Three Service Delivery Models


  • Irma Perez-Johnson
  • Quinn Moore
  • Robert Santillano


According to findings from a new study, job seekers in the United States could realize potential net benefits over 20 years of approximately $41,000 per person if local workforce training agencies implemented programs that combine higher, more flexible individual limits for expenditures on state-approved training with support from training counselors.

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  • Irma Perez-Johnson & Quinn Moore & Robert Santillano, "undated". "Improving the Effectiveness of Individual Training Accounts: Long-Term Findings from an Experimental Evaluation of Three Service Delivery Models," Mathematica Policy Research Reports ddb772ea2aa242a1a74579eb0, Mathematica Policy Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:ddb772ea2aa242a1a74579eb05a2624b

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    1. Kane, Thomas J & Rouse, Cecilia Elena, 1995. "Labor-Market Returns to Two- and Four-Year College," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 85(3), pages 600-614, June.
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    1. Burt S. Barnow & Jeffrey Smith, 2015. "Employment and Training Programs," NBER Chapters, in: Economics of Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States, Volume 2, pages 127-234, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Fredrik Andersson & Harry J. Holzer & Julia I. Lane & David Rosenblum & Jeffrey Smith, 2013. "Does Federally-Funded Job Training Work? Nonexperimental Estimates of WIA Training Impacts Using Longitudinal Data on Workers and Firms," NBER Working Papers 19446, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Todd Honeycutt & David Wittenburg & Kelli Crane & Michael Levere & Richard Luecking & David Stapleton, "undated". "SSI Youth Formative Research Project: Considerations for Identifying Promising and Testable Interventions," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 7a497b409e9545eb8d73585ba, Mathematica Policy Research.


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