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ERIC Number: ED504355
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Do Demographics and Training Matter in WIA Performance? An Exploratory Study
Moore, Richard W.; Gorman, Philip C.
Online Submission, Paper presented at the Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference in The Americas (Indianapolis, IN, Feb 28-Mar 4, 2007)
The Workforce Investment Act uses measures of labor market outcomes to drive program performance. This paper examines the relationship of participant characteristics with key program outcome measures and evaluates the impact of different training interventions of program outcomes while controlling for participant characteristics. The paper suggests that future performance measures should be adjusted for participant characteristics and recommends directions for future research. (Contains 5 tables and 4 footnotes.)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Job Training Partnership Act 1982; Workforce Investment Act 1998