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Employment and Training Programs

Burt S. Barnow and Jeffrey Smith

in Economics of Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States, Volume II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226392493
eISBN:
9780226392523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226392523.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter considers means-tested employment and training programs in the United States. We focus in particular on large, means-tested federal programs, including the Job Training Partnership Act ... More


Restructuring Disability Policy and Improving Employment Outcomes in the United States

David C. Stapleton and David R. Mann

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Since the mid-1980s, the employment and household income of working-age people with disabilities in the United States have steadily declined, while their reliance on public income and health support ... More


US Style Entrepreneurship as a Pathway to Youth Employment: Exporting the Promise

Radha Jagannathan and Michael J. Camasso

in The Growing Challenge of Youth Unemployment in Europe & US: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529200102
eISBN:
9781529200140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200102.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Radha Jagannathan and Michael Camasso author this chapter that examines the feasibility of exporting the spirit of entrepreneurship, a mindset that has traditionally existed in the mix of policies to ... More


Combating Gender Earnings Disparities

Robert Cherry and Robert Lerman

in Moving Working Families Forward: Third Way Policies That Can Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717189
eISBN:
9780814769904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717189.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that child care support does not simply enable women to maintain employment, it also makes it sensible for many working mothers to enroll in job training and educational programs ... More


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