Year

1985

DOI

10.17848/9780880995917

Abstract

From 1971 to 1982, the federal government attempted to reduce unemployment by subsidizing positions in state and local governments. These efforts were geared toward helping the unemployed gain human capital that could lead to unsubsidized work, while helping governments provide needed services for their citizens. A variety of approaches were tried in practically every area of program design. The authors reveal what worked.

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Contents

  1. The Public Service Employment Program
  2. How PSE Looked at the Local Level
  3. The Job Creation Impact of PSE
  4. Public Service Employment as Training Policy
  5. Conclusions

ISBN

9780880990318 (pbk.) ; 9780880995917 (ebook)

Subject Areas

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT; Labor exchange

Public Service Employment: The Experience of a Decade

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Cook, Robert F., Charles F. Adams, Jr., and V. Lane Rawlins. 1985. Public Service Employment: The Experience of a Decade. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780880995917

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