• Achieving Change for Texans Demonstration Waiver Evaluation 

    Schexnayder, Deanna; Schroeder, Daniel G.; Olson, Jerome A. (2003)
    Using random assignment in sites around the state of Texas, this evaluation project analyzes the net impact of time limits, the personal responsibility agreement, increased resource limits and other features of the 1995 ...
  • Administrative Data Research and Evaluation (ADARE) Project 

    King, Chritopher T.; Schroeder, Daniel G.; Mueser, Peter (2004-04)
    he 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 ...
  • Assessing the Resident Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency Program of the Housing Authority of the City of Austin August 2013 

    O'Shea, Dan; Prince, Heath J. (2013-08)
    The Ray Marshall Center conducted a detailed process analysis of the Resident Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) Program that connects public housing residents with workforce development and supportive services ...
  • Austin College Access Network Common Definitions 

    King, Christopher T.; Smith, Tara (2012-02)
    In partnership with E3 Alliance, the Ray Marshall Center (RMC) is participating in the Central Texas College Access and Persistence Program Evaluation. The evaluation seeks to increase regional capacity to provide critical ...
  • Behavioral Economics and Workforce Development: A Review of the Literature from Labor Economics and the Broader Field 

    Juniper, Cynthia J.; Prince, Heath J. (2016-02)
    here 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 ...
  • Behavioral Economics and Workforce Development: A Review of the Literature from Labor Economics and the Broader Field 

    Juniper, Cynthia; Prince, Heath (2016-02)
    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 ...
  • Biotech Workforce Evaluation 

    Glover, Robert W. (2009-02)
    The Ray Marshall Center conducted an evaluation of a pilot project to enhance educational offering in biotechnology at Austin Community College. Specializations in biotechnical instrumentation and in molecular diagnostics ...
  • Bridging the Gap Pilot Study 

    Shexnayder, Deanna; Tang, Ying; Hill, Brendan; Looney, Sarah (2007)
    The “Bridging the Gap”Pilot Study had the goals; 1) to begin to show how the problems faced by working families appear and unfold in any particular state, but are also part of a national pattern; 2) show how the full project ...
  • CareerAdvance® Implementation Report 

    Glover, Robert W.; Smith, Tara; King, Christopher T.; Coffey, Rheagan D. (2010-08)
    The report evaluates the first year implementation of CareerAdvance®, a pilot program conducted by the Community Action Project (CAP) of Tulsa County aimed at providing low-income parents of children enrolled in early ...
  • CareerAdvance® Implementation Study Findings Through July 2013 

    Smith, Tara; King, Christopher T.; Christensen, Kristen; Chen, Xueshu (2013-12)
    This report examines fundamental changes in the CareerAdvance® program that directly relate to the experience and progress of participants through July 2013 (the end of the fourth program year) and the recruitment of Cohort ...
  • CareerAdvance® Implementation Study Findings Through July 2014 

    Smith, Tara; Christensen, Kristen; King, Christopher T. (2014-10)
    This report examines changes in the CareerAdvance® program that directly relate to the experience and progress of participants through July 2014—the end of the fifth program year— and the recruitment of Cohort 10 in spring ...
  • The CareerAdvance® Pilot Project: Recommended Jobs Strategy for Families Served by the Community Action Project of Tulsa County 

    King, Christopher T.; Glover, Robert W.; Smith, Tara; Coffey, Rheagan D.; Levy, Brian (2009-08)
    In this report, we describe the recommended sectoral jobs strategy for parents served by the Community Action Project (CAP) of Tulsa County as a pilot initiative — now called CareerAdvance® — to be implemented starting in ...
  • Challenges, Promising Programs, and Effective Practices in Adult and Developmental Education 

    Coffey, Rheagan D.; Smith, Tara (2011-02)
    This report presents an overview of the current state of adult education in Tulsa and in the U.S., and highlights successful programs in the areas of GED/Adult Basic Education, ESL Education, and Developmental Education. ...
  • Community Agenda Assessment Project 

    Tang, Ying; King, Christopher T.; Brown, Erin; Ryan, Katie; Hershey, Suzanne (2006)
    United Way Capital Area (UWCA) in developing a Community Agenda on health and human services within the 10-county Capital Area region. The research was designed to lead to a synthesis of existing information and stakeholder ...
  • Critical Skill Shortages Initiative 

    Glover, Robert W.; Hershey, Suzanne; King, Christopher T.; Roychowdhury, Deepshikha (2005)
    e Ray Marshall Center collaborated with industry and community representatives to work with two industrial sectors to alleviate critical skills shortages in key occupations. The two targeted industrial sectors will have ...
  • Employer Benefits and Costs of English@Work Participation 

    King, Christopher T.; Juniper, Cynthia (2017-09)
    The Ray Marshall Center (RMC), with support from the Literacy Coalition of Central Texas (LCCT), has conducted an evaluation of English@Work’s benefits and costs for participating employers, a required component of LCCT’s ...
  • Evaluating Supply and Demand Tools and Methodologies 

    Mikelson, Kelly; Giani, Matt; King, Christopher T.; Khan, Amna (2014-07)
    A Ray Marshall Center research team, led by Dr. Christopher King and Dr. Kelly Mikelson, conducted research for the Texas Workforce Investment Council (TWIC) designed to assess currently available workforce supply/demand ...
  • An Evaluation of Local Investments in Workforce Development 2014 Update 

    Smith, Tara; Christensen, Kristin; Cumpton, Greg (2015-06)
    The evaluation examines outcomes and impacts for participants in community-based workforce programs over time. This outcomes report is the fourteenth publication to date in the evaluation.
  • An Evaluation of Local Investments in Workforce Development: 2013 Update 

    Smith, Tara; Christensen, Kristin; Schroeder, Daniel (Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources, 2013-12)
    The evaluation examines outcomes and impacts for participants in community-based workforce programs over time. This outcomes report is the thirteenth publication to date in the evaluation. This report has three objectives: ...
  • Evaluation of Travis County Investments in Workforce Development 2016 Update 

    O'Shea, Dan; Prince, Heath J.; Juniper, Cynthia; Rodriguez, Patty (2017-04)
    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 ...