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Strategies for improving economic mobility of workers : bridging research and practice / Maude Toussaint-Comeau, Bruce D. Meyer, editors.

Toussaint-Comeau, Maude. (Added Author). Meyer, Bruce D. (Added Author).

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  • OCLC: ocn501946580
  • ISBN: 9781441631992 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1441631992 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9780880994460 (online)
  • ISBN: 0880994460
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 227 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2009.

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Introduction / Maude Toussaint-Comeau and Bruce Meyer -- Bringing together policymakers, researchers, and practitioners to discuss strategies for improving economic mobility / Maude Toussaint-Comeau -- Past trends and projections in wages, work, and occupations in the United States / David Autor -- The earned income tax credit, welfare reform, and the employment of low-skilled single mothers / Hilary Hoynes -- Reflections on economic mobility and policy / Bruce D. Meyer -- Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs : lessons from research on welfare training programs and two promising community college strategies / Lashawn Richburg-Hayes -- Financial aid and older workers : supporting the nontraditional student / Bridget Terry Long -- Can residential mobility programs improve human capital? Comparing social mechanisms in two different programs / James Rosenbaum -- What might improve the employment and advancement prospects of the poor? / Harry J. Holzer -- What we know about the impacts of workforce investment programs / Burt S. Barnow and Jeffrey A. Smith -- Correctional programs in the age of mass incarceration : what do we know about "what works" / John H. Tyler and Jillian Berk -- Comparing apples to oranges when evaluating community-based programs and services / Robert LaLonde.
Subject: Migration, Internal > United States.
Occupational retraining > United States.
Housing subsidies > United States.

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