What We Know About Workforce Development for Low-Income Workers: Evidence, Background, and Ideas for the Future
The National Poverty Center released a working paper bibliography that summarizes research on the structure and effectiveness of workforce development programs. The paper covers evidence on the overall effectiveness of job training and other active labor market programs, several proposals to improve them, and the impact of the Great Recession on workforce development in the U.S. It also discusses the growing skills and earnings gaps between rich and poor Americans, and provides evidence on training and advancement programs.
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- Special Populations
- Incarcerated and Individuals with a Criminal Record
- Youth in Transition