2001 America's Workforce Network Research Conference Papers
Titles of the papers presented at 2001 conference are listed below. They provide links to summaries of each paper and full-text versions of most. The papers address a wide range of policy and program issues, in some cases documenting promising program practices. Issues include unemployment insurance, welfare to work, employment services, training and skill development, and labor market policy and development. Some of the research papers provide specific applications to women, older workers and low-wage workers.
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- Compensating American Families for Births and Adoptions
- Closing the Gap: How Sectoral Workforce Development Programs Benefit the Working Poor
- Connecting the Dots in the Service Constellations of the Rural Universe
- Community Jobs-Outcomes Assessment and Program Evaluation
- Customer Choice or Business as Usual? Promoting Innovation in the Design of WIA Training Programs Through the Individual Training Account Experiment
- Escaping Poverty for Low Wage Workers: The Role of Employer Characteristics and Changes
- Employer Provided Training and Public Policy
- Is the Unemployment Insurance System a Safety Net for Welfare Recipients Who Exit Welfare for Work?
- Improving Outcomes in Washington's Workfirst Program: Are Post-Employment Services the Answer?
- Layoffs and Experience Ratings of the Unemployment Insurance Payroll Tax: An Analysis of Firms in Three States
- Lessons for WIA Assessment from the New Jersey Workforce Development Partnership Program
- Measuring the Effect of Job Service Referrals and Placements in Washington and Oregon
- Matching IT Jobs with IT People
- Predictive Validity of a Multidisciplinary Model of Reemployment Services
- Project Quest: San Antonio's Systematic Approach to Workforce Development
- Promoting Women's Workforce Security: Findings from IWPR Research on Unemployment Insurance and Job Training
- Re-examining the Potential Role of Unemployment Insurance as a Safety Net for Workers at Risk of Public Assistance Receipt
- State Trends in Unemployment Insurance Eligibility, Benefits, and Take-Up, 1990-2000
- Social Capital and Retraining Policies
- The Incidence and Cost of Wrongfully Denied Unemployment Benefits
- The Distributional Consequences of Unemployment Benefits and Taxes
- The New Workforce: Age and Ethnic Changes
- Transitions off Welfare: An Examination of Demographic, Socioeconomic, and Motivational Predictors
- Turning Skills into Profit: Economic Benefits of Workplace Education Programs
- The Emergence of a Binational Mexico-US Workforce: Implications for Farm Labor Workforce Security
- The Welfare to Work Grants Program: An Evaluation Update
- The Temporary Staffing Industry and U.S. Labor Markets: Implications for the Unemployment Insurance System
- The Emerging Workforce of Entrepreneurs with Disabilities: Preliminary Study of Entrepreneurship in Iowa
- Using Statistical Assessment Tools to Target Services to Work First Participants
- Unemployment Compensation and Older Workers