The Impact of CETA Programs on Earnings: A Review of the Literature

@inproceedings{Barnow1987TheIO,
  title={The Impact of CETA Programs on Earnings: A Review of the Literature},
  author={Burt S. Barnow},
  year={1987}
}
This paper reviews and assesses evaluations of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) programs. Most of the studies found that the programs raised earnings by $200 to $600 annually in current dollars. The programs were found to be more effective for women than men, and public service employment and on-the-job training were generally found to be more effective activities than classroom training and work experience. In spite of the broad overall agreement, the studies differed… CONTINUE READING

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