Labor Exchange Policy in the United States


Labor Exchange Policy in the United States




This book describes the evolution of labor exchange policy in the United States, summarizes the major findings about the effectiveness of labor exchange services, and offers reflections on the future for labor exchange policy. In addition, the contributors provide an international perspective on job brokerage functions and a discussion on the appropriate role for governments in helping job seekers and employers make the proper job match.


Download 1. Overview of Labor Exchange Policies and Services / Randall W. Eberts and Harry J. Holzer (177 KB)

Download 2. Federal-State Relations in Labor Exchange Policy / David E. Balducchi and Alison J. Pasternak (204 KB)

Download 3. State and Local Labor Exchange Services / Neil Ridley and William A. Tracy (172 KB)

Download 4. Labor Exchange Performance Measurement / David P. Smole (284 KB)

Download 5. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Labor Exchange Services / Christopher J. O'Leary (208 KB)

Download 6. Information, Tools, and Technology: Informing Labor Exchange Participants / Jim Woods and Pam Frugoli (184 KB)

Download 7. Public Provision of Employment Services in Selected OECD Countries: The Job Brokerage Function / Douglas Lippoldt and Melvin Brodsky (200 KB)

Download 8. Experience and Prospects for Labor Exchange Policy / David E. Balducchi, Randall W. Eberts, and Christopher J. O'Leary (149 KB)


Papers presented at a conference held at Brook Lodge in Augusta, Mich. during Sept. 2002


9780880993029 (pbk.) ; 9780880993036 (cloth)

Subject Areas

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT; Public training programs

Labor Exchange Policy in the United States