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The Economics and Econometrics of Active Labor Market Programs
Policy makers view public sector-sponsored employment and training programs and other active labor market policies as tools for integrating the unemployed and economically disadvantaged into the workExpand
Evaluating the Econometric Evaluations of Training Programs with Experimental Data
This paper takes the results of an employment and training program thatwas run as a field experiment, in which the participants were randomlyassigned into a treatment or a control group, and comparesExpand
Estimating the Returns to Community College Schooling for Displaced Workers
Studies show that high-tenure displaced workers typically incur substantial long-term earnings losses. As these losses have become increasingly apparent, policy makers have significantly expandedExpand
THE EFFECT OF SAMPLE SELECTION AND INITIAL CONDITIONS IN DURATION MODELS: EVIDENCE FROM EXPERIMENTAL DATA ON TRAINING
The authors investigate the separate effects of a training program on the duration of participants' subsequent employment and unemployment spells. This program randomly assigned volunteers toExpand
Emigration of Immigrants and Measures of Immigrant Assimilation: Evidence from Sweden
Most previously used measures of immigrant labor market assimilation will be biased if there is non-random emigration of immigrants. We use longitudinal data on immigration to Sweden 1970-1990 toExpand
The Promise of Public Sector-Sponsored Training Programs
As concern about workers' skills has risen, so has interest in the role that government training programs might play in addressing 'America's workforce crisis.' One way to gauge whether increasedExpand
Long-term earnings losses of high-seniority displaced workers
111 The recent recession and continuing slow employment growth have focused renewed attention on the plight of displaced workers—workers whose job loss results from the plant closings and massExpand
Bordeaux Wine Vintage Quality and the Weather
Publisher Summary The current Bordeaux marketing system has the character of an agricultural income stabilization system, and this may be its purpose. Complete income stabilization for the growersExpand
The Impact of Community College Retraining on Older Displaced Workers: Should We Teach Old Dogs New Tricks?
The authors estimate the returns to retraining for older displaced workers—those 35 or older—by estimating the impact of community college schooling on earnings. The analysis relies on longitudinalExpand
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