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Does Federally-Funded Job Training Work? Nonexperimental Estimates of WIA Training Impacts Using Longitudinal Data on Workers and Firms

Fredrik Andersson, Harry J. Holzer, Julia I. Lane, David Rosenblum, Jeffrey Smith

NBER Working Paper No. 19446
Issued in September 2013

---- Acknowledgements -----

We thank the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation and the National Science Foundation for generous financial support of this project and Carolyn Heinrich, Kevin Hollenbeck, Adriana Kugler, Peter Mueser, and Ken Troske for helpful discussions. We also thank seminar participants at McMaster, Simon Fraser and the Institute for Fiscal Studies and conference participants at CESifo, IZA/SoLE, the Institute for Research on Poverty Summer Research Workshop, and the New Developments in Human Capital in Jerusalem conference for their helpful comments. The views here are solely those of the authors and not necessarily those of the U.S. Census Bureau, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, or the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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