Evaluating the Impact of Demographic Characteristics and JTPA Program Services on Unsubsidized Employment

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This paper evaluated the effects of selected demographic characteristics and services received on obtaining unsubsidized employment by Job Training Partnership Act Program participants in the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Oklahoma in 1996 and 1997. The data used for this paper are from Title II A (Disadvantaged Adults) individualized records. Six variables were statistically significant across all four states. These variables were cash welfare benefits, high school grade completed, occupational classroom training with a goal, on-the-job training with a goal, work experience training with a goal, and the real three-year growth rate in retail/wholesale trade employment. included demographic characteristics, as well as service interventions.

Creator(s): Driscoll, Michelle
Creation Date: August 2001
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Publisher Name: University of North Texas
Place of Publication: Denton, Texas
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  • Creation: August 2001
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This paper evaluated the effects of selected demographic characteristics and services received on obtaining unsubsidized employment by Job Training Partnership Act Program participants in the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Oklahoma in 1996 and 1997. The data used for this paper are from Title II A (Disadvantaged Adults) individualized records. Six variables were statistically significant across all four states. These variables were cash welfare benefits, high school grade completed, occupational classroom training with a goal, on-the-job training with a goal, work experience training with a goal, and the real three-year growth rate in retail/wholesale trade employment. included demographic characteristics, as well as service interventions.

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Level: Master's
Discipline: Applied Economics
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Keyword(s): Job Training Partnership Act | unsubsidized employment | Arkansas | Louisiana | New Mexico | Oklahoma | Title II A | Disadvantaged Adults
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Holder: Driscoll, Michelle
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