Tuning In to Local Labor Markets: Findings from the Sectoral Employment Impact Study
By Maguire, Sheila; Freely, Joshua; Clymer, Carol; Conway, Maureen; Schwartz, Deena.
Public/Private Ventures (P/PV) (Philadelphia, PA).
Results from a “random assignment evaluation to assess whether [mature] sector-focused programs could in fact increase the earnings of low-income, disadvantaged workers and job seekers” are presented (p.ii). These six chapters follow an executive summary: introduction; overall effects and key findings; program-specific findings; programmatic approaches; and conclusions and implications for further research. Those individuals who participated in sector-focused programs were much more likely to wo... Read More