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ERIC Number: EJ363008
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
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Do We Need Experimental Data to Evaluate the Impact of Manpower Training on Earnings?
Heckman, James J.; And Others
Evaluation Review, v11 n4 p395-427 Aug 1987
Recent evaluations of manpower training claim that: (1) nonexperimental methods produce unreliable estimates of program impacts and (2) randomized experiments are necessary for reliability. National Supported Work Demonstration data are used to reexamine nonexperimental estimates of net program impact on posttraining earnings of high school dropouts and adult women. (BS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Comprehensive Employment and Training Act