Evaluating Local Workforce Investments: Results for Short- and Long-Term Training in Austin (TX)
Authors: Christopher T. King, Tara C. Smith, Daniel G. Schroeder
Date: November 2009
Publication Type: Report (prepared for 2009 APPAM Research Conference)
This report on evaluating local workforce investments was presented at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Managementâ€™s (APPAM) 31st Annual Research Conference in November 2009. The report focuses on two local workforce investments in Central Texas: the Rapid Employment Model (REM) project operated by Workforce Solutions, and occupational training and related services provided by Capital IDEA and its partners. It provides data sources and methods of analysis, and presents near- and longer-term outcomes and impact results for Capital IDEA and REM, as well as policy implications.
Additional information about the Ray Marshall Centerâ€™s work in evaluating local investments in workforce development services is available here.