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Wage Insurance and Wage Supplements: Final Evaluation Design Report
The purpose of this project was to conduct background research and design a demonstration and rigorous evaluation that tested the provision of wage supplements or wage insurance to unemployed individuals. As part of this ...
Workforce Potential Project: Analysis of Area Labor Market and Provider Capacity Final Report
(Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 2012-09)
The Workforce Potential Project, an initiative of the Social Equity Committee of the Austin Area Research Organization (AARO), aims to better align the local human capital supply and projected industry demand in support ...
Behavioral Economics and Workforce Development: A Review of the Literature from Labor Economics and the Broader Field
There is mutual benefit for employers and workers when workers improve their skills beyond the minimum requirements for their position—a fact not lost on employers, many of who are willing to provide education and training ...
Evaluation of Travis County Investments in Workforce Development 2016 Update
For more than fifteen years, Travis County has invested between $1-2.5 million in workforce development programs for disadvantaged residents. The purpose of the evaluation is to examine outcomes and impacts for participants ...
Retraining the Gulf Coast through Information Technology Pathways: Impact Evaluation Interim Report
The Aspen Institute in collaboration with the Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin is carrying out a high-quality, ...
Evaluation of Local Workforce Demonstration Projects – Travis County’s REM and GEM Projects
(Ray Marshall Center, 2012-01)
Travis County makes numerous investments in workforce development activities each year. In order to understand the impact of these investments, the County has asked the Ray Marshall Center at the University of Texas to ...