|Present||Director of Publications, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research|
|Present||Senior Economist, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research|
|Present||Vice President, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research|
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Evaluation of the American Apprenticeship Initiative (AAI) Return on Investment (ROI) Study Current & Recent Research Projects (2016)
Upjohn Institute staff members will be part of a team headed by Abt Associates to conduct a national evaluation of the American Apprenticeship Initiative (AAI). This initiative is intended to expand apprenticeship training in the ...
Independent Audit of the State's Evaluation of the Training Benefits Program Current & Recent Research Projects (2016)
Washington's Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee (JLARC) was charged by the state legislature to oversee the state's Employment Security Department's evaluation of the Training Benefits program, which is a program to encourage recipients of ...
Net Impact and Benefit-Cost Estimates of the Workforce Development System in Washington State Upjohn Institute Technical Reports (2014)
This study estimates the net impacts and private and social benefits and costs of 11 workforce development programs administered in Washington State. Six of the programs serve job-ready adults: Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title I-B ...
The Role of Sectoral Initiatives in Solving the Employment Problems of Opportunity Youth Upjohn Institute Policy Paper No. 2015-018 (2014)
An estimated 6.7 million individuals in the United States are between the ages of 16 and 24 and are not employed, not in school, and have not earned a postsecondary credential. This paper examines the ...
Return on Investment in Workforce Development Programs Upjohn Institute Working Papers (2012)
Under more and more fiscal scrutiny because of shrinking state and local budgets, workforce development programs are being asked to estimate their return on investment (ROI). This paper introduces basic concepts of ROI in workforce ...
Lessons Learned from a State-Funded Workplace Literacy Program Upjohn Institute Policy Papers (2009)
Findings from an evaluation of a workplace literacy program funded by the State of Indiana are presented. Working with employers, providers were given considerable latitude to design their own training regimens. The state awarded certificates ...
Workforce Development Programs in Indiana: a Return on Investment Study Current & Recent Research Projects (2009)
Institute staff conducted a study that estimated the net impacts of workforce development programs in Indiana on employment, earnings, and receipt of unemployment compensation. The study estimated the return on investment of the workforce development ...
Indiana 21st Century Workplace Skills Initiative Evaluation Design and Implementation Current & Recent Research Projects (2008)
Institute staff will conduct an evaluation of the 21st Century Workplace Skills Initiative for the Indiana Dept. of Workforce Development (DWD). The evaluation consists of four major tasks: 1) A literature review will be completed ...