National JTPA Study

site characteristics and participation patterns by James J. Kemple

Publisher: Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 247 Downloads: 929
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  • Occupational training -- Government policy -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-247).

StatementJames J. Kemple, Fred Doolittle, John W. Wallace.
ContributionsDoolittle, Fred C., Wallace, John W., 1947-, Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD5715.2 .K45 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 247 p. :
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1739836M
LC Control Number92045223

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This study actually provides a randomly assigned control group for comparison. By now,the study is quite dated. JTPA is a dead program, but its successor is still living.

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Resting papers. Humor. Poetry. See the separate page on the data from the National JTPA Study for materials related to those data. The Job Training Partnership Act of (Pub.L. 97–, 29 U.S.C. §et seq.) was a United States federal law passed Octoby Congress with regulations promulgated by the United States Department of Labor during the Ronald Reagan administration.

The law was the successor to the previous federal job training legislation, the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA). See the separate page on the data from the National JTPA Study for materials related to those data. Papers and book manuscripts in submission Andersson, Fredrik, Harry Holzer, Julia Lane, David Rosenblum, and Jeffrey Smith.

The Sensitivity of Experimental Impact Estimates (Evidence from the National JTPA Study) James J. Heckman, Jeffrey Smith. Chapter in NBER book Youth Employment and Joblessness in Advanced Countries (), David G. Blanchflower and Richard B.

Freeman, editors (p. - ) Published in January by University of Chicago PressCited by: James J. Heckman & Jeffrey Smith, "The Sensitivity of Experimental Impact Estimates (Evidence from the National JTPA Study)," NBER Chapters, in: Youth Employment and Joblessness in Advanced Countries, pagesNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) program found negative effects of training on the earnings of disadvantaged male youth and no effect on the earnings of disadvantaged female youth. These findings provided justification for Congress to cut the budget of JTPA's youth component by over 80 percent.

Job Training and Partnership Act (JTPA) constitutes the most organized "system" for school-to-work transitions. Unfortunately, JTPA is quite small relative to the need it addresses, and its contribution is severely limited in terms of financial resources, scope, and program approach.

The benefits and costs of JTPA Title II-A Programs: Key findings from the National Job Training Partnership Act study June The Journal of Human Resources 32(3) Going by the Book: The Problem of Regulatory Unreasonableness. New York: Twentieth Century Fund.

The National JTPA Study: Title II-A Impacts on Earnings and Employment at 18 Months. Bethesda, Md.: Abt Associates Inc. The National Academies Press. doi: / David Card, Philip K. Robins, and Winston Lin Social Research and Demonstration Corporation working paper () [NBER version] The Benefits and Costs of JTPA Title II-A Programs: Key Findings from the National Job Training Partnership Act Study Howard S.

Bloom, Larry L. Orr, Stephen H. Bell, George Cave, Fred Doolittle, Winston Lin. ) All in all, the National JTPA study found that the modest benefits of the program were outweighed by the program’s costs.

A book, The Job Training Charade, examines the failures of. See the separate page on the data from the National JTPA Study for materials related to those data.

Papers and book manuscripts in submission Hirth, Richard, Teresa Gibson, Helen Levy, Jeffrey Smith, Sebastian Calonico, and Anup Das. Evaluations such as the National JTPA Study found modest improvements in earnings outcomes for adult participants and virtually no effect for adolescents.

However, there were Author: Marcus Casey. The results presented in this book are un- likely to be the last word on the effects of the JTPA program. Also funded as part of the Na- tional JTPA Study was a nonexperimental evaluation, but the results were not available when this study was published.

Furthermore, the National JTPA Study followed sample members for only 30 Size: KB. Sector Strategies. Since the s, when sector initiatives were few and far between, the Economic Opportunities Program’s Workforce Strategies Initiative has been investigating sectoral employment development approaches.

We started by leading research that defined the approach, and today the sector approach is widely accepted among policymakers, investors, and workforce program leaders as. The National Job Training Partnership Act Study (JTPA), led by Larry Orr of Abt Associates, found that, on average, classroom skills training did not.

Program Applicants as a Comparison Group in Evaluating Training Programs: Theory and a Test Stephen H. Bell Abt Associates Larry L. Orr Comparison Group in Evaluating Training Programs. Theory and a Test. Stephen H. Bell. Abt Associates Inc.

Upcoming titles include a book on the National JTPA Study and papers on validating impact estiCited by: "For those who follow employment policy, it was no surprise that President Bush's State of the Union address called for more job training as the solution for unemployment.

For 20 years, every jobs crisis--whether inner-city poverty, jobs lost due to the North American Free Trade Agreement, or loggers put out of work by the spotted owl--has been met with calls for retraining.

The Job Training Partnership Act has included the Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers Program, the Native American Program, the Summer Youth Employment Training Program, the Youth Fair Channel, and the Job Corps. Inthe Work-force Investment Act52 (PL –) enhanced the flexibility of the Job Training Partnership Act by:   8.

The Sensitivity of Experimental Impact Estimates: Evidence from the National JTPA Study James J. Heckman and Jeffrey A.

Smith 9. The Swedish Youth Labor Market in Boom and Depression Per-Anders Edin, Anders Forslund, and Bertil Holmlund Young and Out in Germany: On Youths’ Chances of Labor Market Entrance in GermanyPages: Welfare to Work: Local Observations on a National Issue, Randall W.

Eberts Publication: Employment Research Newsletter. Link. Evaluating Programs, Ann B. Blalock Publication: Upjohn Press Book Chapters. PDF. Evaluating Social Programs at the State and Local Level: The JTPA Evaluation Design Project, Ann B.

Blalock Publication: Upjohn Press. JTPA study but it is not truly a "national" study, since the methodology precluded random se- lection of participants, omitted analysis of a key program component, and included no major large cities. For these reasons, it is a serious mistake to imply-as the study does-that other types of Author: Jane Waldfogel.

) All in all, the National JTPA study found that the modest benefits of the program were outweighed by the program’s costs. A book, The Job Training Charade, examines the failures of federal job training programs over the decades. The author, Gordon Lafer of the University of Oregon, is very liberal in his politics.

Fred Doolittle and Linda Traeger, Implementing the National JTPA Study (New York: Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation, ); Judith M. Every day, acts of violence injure more than people in the United States. Despite decades of social science arguing that joblessness among disadvantaged youth is a key cause of violent offending, programs to remedy youth unemployment do not consistently reduce delinquency.

This study tests whether summer jobs, which shift focus from remediation to prevention, can reduce by:. Kemple J, Doolittle F, Wallace J () The National JTPA Study: site characteristics and partici- pation patterns.

Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation, New York Google Scholar LaLonde R () Evaluating the econometric evaluations of training programs using experimental by: The results presented in this book are un-likely to be the last word on the effects of the JTPA program.

Also funded as part of the Na-tional JTPA Study was a nonexperimental evaluation, but the results were not available when this study was published. Furthermore, the National JTPA Study followed sample members for only 30 months.

Efforts to fol.Professor Hotz specializes in the subjects of applied econometrics, labor economics, economic demography, and economics of the family. His studies have investigated the impacts of social programs, such as welfare-to-work training; the relationship between childbearing patterns and labor force participation of U.S.

women; the effects of teenage pregnancy; the child care market; the Earned.