Investments in the Workforce

In this fact sheet from the Urban Institute, several ways in which states can promote economic development through investment in the workforce are profiled. Occupational and job training, customized training programs, workforce intermediaries, and apprenticeship programs are all discussed as strategies to help states build a skilled labor pool. In turn, the influx of skilled workers can promote economic development by meeting employer needs and supporting the growth of new business.
Record Type: 
Fact / Tip Sheet
Publication Date: 
May, 2017
Date: 
May 2017
Source: 
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Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Employment
    • Job Development and Placement