• The Dallas Workforce Demonstration Project: Conceptual Design 

      McPherson, Robert E. (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 1995-11)
      The project was a two-year, community-based workforce demonstration project financed by a combination of federal, state and local funds to develop and implement: - a market-driven approach to providing workforce services ...
    • The Delivery of HIV Services in Texas Baseline Report: HIV Health Service Delivery Areas 

      Gula, Annette; Woods, Sara; King, Christopher T.; O'Shea, Daniel P. (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 1992-03)
      The Center for the Study of Human Resources (Center), a research facility of the LBJ School of Public Affairs of the University of Texas at Austin, was requested by the Texas Department of Health (TDH) to assist in planning ...
    • Designing a Local Workforce Services Delivery System 

      McPherson, Robert E. (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 1997-02)
      This is the last in a series of four papers written to share insights with and spark debate among those committed to building an integrated workforce development system for Texas. All four explore issues related to the ...
    • Developing a System of Skill Standards and Certification for the Texas Work Force 

      Glover, Robert W. (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 1993-01)
      The 1990s brought an increasing focus to the issue of work force development as key to international competitiveness.This report reviews the rationale for skill standards and certification, outlines the national initiatives ...
    • Developing an Adjustment Model for Entered Employmment Rate: Issues and Examples for Texas Workforce Development Programs 

      Norris, Dave N.; Lawson, Leslie O.; King, Christopher T. (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 1997-06)
      This report presents a possible statewide adjustment model for the entered employment rate (EER) for five programs in the Texas workforce development system: Job Training Partnership Act (JTP A) Titles II, IIC, and ill; ...
    • Developing Apprenticeships and Career Pathways for Texas Youth: The Promise and Challenges 

      Glover, Robert W.; Hershey, Suzanne (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 1994-04)
      A briefing paper prepared for Committee for Design of Apprenticeships and Career Pathways Programs for Youth
    • Development of a Student Tracking System for ACAN Participants 

      Schexnayder, Deanna T.; Rodriguez, Patty; Cumpton, Greg (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 2012-01)
      In partnership with E3 Alliance, the Ray Marshall Center (RMC) is participating in the Austin College Access Network (ACAN) college persistence project entitled “Staying Powers: Building College Persistence for our Most ...
    • The Devolution of Subsidized Child Care in Texas: Final Summary Report 

      Schexnayder, Deanna T.; Lein, Laura (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 2008-03)
      A summary of the effects of the localization (devolution) of the management of Texas child care subsidy system to local boards throughout the state.
    • Dichotomous Market Structure and the Labor Force Participation of the Urban Poor 

      Whiting, Jack Ellsworth Jr. (1974-08)
      The purpose of this study is to attempt to explain these large differences in the labor force participation of the poor and the non poor populations. In the course of this analysis, we will seek to define a theory which ...
    • Distribution of Craft Management Skills in a Tier II Work Team 

      Haas, Carl T.; Tucker, Richard L.; Glover, Robert W.; Edward, Derek (Center for Construction Industry Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, 2002-01)
      The construction industry is facing many challenges due to its inability to recruit, train and retain enough workers to meet its demands. The Sloan Center for Construction Industry Studies (CCIS) Work Force workgroup at ...
    • Does Workforce Development Work? 

      King, Christopher T. (2008-01)
      Comprehensive view of workforce development and examining the relative magnitude of investments in its components. Next, the more common faults with measuring the effectiveness of workforce development interventions. Review ...
    • Dual-Generation Strategy Initiative Research Brief 

      Smith, Tara Carter (Ray Marshall Center, 2012-02)
      In partnership with the Foundation for Child Development, the Ray Marshall Center is implementing a Dual-Generation Strategy Initiative. This project seeks to create and promote the field of “dual-generation” strategies, ...
    • The Dynamics of Welfare-to-Work: A Comparative Analysis of Four Urban Areas, 1990-1997 

      Hotchkiss, Julie L.; King, Christopher T.; Mueser, Peter; Stevens, David W. (Department of Economics and the Fiscal Research Program at the School of Public Policy at Georgia State University, Center for the Study of Human Resources at the University of Texas-Austin, Department of Economics at the University of Missouri-Columbia, The Jacob France Center at the University of Baltimore, 1998-11)
      The ADARE Project began in 1998 using the availability of longitudinal files of state administrative records and the combined expertise of university researchers and state Labor Market Information unit staffs to investigate ...
    • Early Implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act:Workforce Development and Unemployment Insurance Provisions 

      Hobbie, Richard A.; Barnow, Burt S.; Kasier, Joyce; King, Christoper T.; Nightingale, Demetra; Smith, Tara; Trutko, John (U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, 2011-01)
      The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the Recovery Act) includes nearly $800 billion dollars in federal spending through a number of provisions intended to result in rapid economic stimulus nationwide, ...
    • Economic Growth, Youth Unemployment, and Political and Social Instability: A Study of Policies and Outcomes in Post-Arab Spring Egypt, Morocco, Jordan, and Tunisia 

      Prince, Heath; Khan, Amna; Halasa, Yara (United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, 2018-12)
      The study has surveyed the post-Arab Spring youth employment policies that have been adopted in Egypt, Morocco, Jordan, and Tunisia. In addition, the study examines whether and how the economic policies implemented in these ...
    • The Economic Impact of CKDnt on Households: Survey Findings from a Pilot Study of a Workers’ Association, Asochivida, and of the Communities of La Isla, Manhattan, and Candalaria, Nicaragua 

      Prince, Heath (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, The University of Texas at Austin, 2020-04)
      Chronic kidney disease of undetermined cause (CKDu), affects millions of workers in Latin America and Asia. Treatment is expensive, resulting in early death for those affected. Strenuous work in extreme heat without ...
    • Economies of Size and the Future of Black Farmers 

      Marshall, Ray; Thompson, Allen (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 1975-01)
      This paper attempts to assess the options available to blacks in agriculture by examining the existence of economies of size in agricultural production and the importance of these economies in (a) explaining the past ...
    • Education and Training in San Antonio: Balancing Economic Change, Labor Force Training, and Public Policy 

      Wilson, Robert H.; King, Christopher T.; Cortes, Ernesto Jr. (Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, 1994)
      This report on education and training and economic development in San Antonio is the result of a policy research project conducted in 1991-92 under a grant from the Tomás Rivera Center with supplemental funding provided ...
    • Education and Work After High School: A First Look at the Class of 2006 

      King, Christopher T.; Schexnayder, Deanna T.; Cumpton, Greg; Smith, Tara Carter; Stolp, Chandler (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 2007-11)
      The Student Futures Project—formerly known as Creating a Central Texas High School Data Center—is a research partnership of the Ray Marshall Center, Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, Skillpoint Alliance, and a growing ...
    • Education and Work After High School: A First Look at the Class of 2007 

      Schexnayder, Deanna T.; King, Christopher T.; Cumpton, Greg; Beck, Nicole; Levy, Brian; Stolp, Chandler (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 2009-02)
      The Student Futures Project—formerly known as Creating a Central Texas High School Data Center—is a research partnership of the Ray Marshall Center, Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, Skillpoint Alliance, and a growing ...