Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/92353
Authors: 
Holzer, Harry J.
Year of Publication: 
2012
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA Journal of Labor Policy [ISSN:] 2193-9004 [Publisher:] Springer [Place:] Heidelberg [Volume:] 1 [Year:] 2012 [Pages:] 1-19
Abstract: 
Stagnant earnings and growing inequality in the US labor market reflect both a slowdown in the growth of worker skills and the growing matching of good-paying jobs to skilled workers. Improving the ties between colleges, workforce institutions, and employers would help more workers gain the needed skills. Evaluation evidence shows that training programs linked to employers and good-paying jobs are often cost-effective. Helping more states develop such programs and systems would help raise worker earnings and reduce inequality.
Subjects: 
education
workforce
good jobs
JEL: 
J24
J31
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Creative Commons License: 
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/
Document Type: 
Article
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